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Fútbol with Grant Wahl


Jan 25, 2021

Grant catches up with Pia Sundhage (at 30:59), who won two Olympic gold medals and a World Cup silver medal coaching the USWNT and currently coaches the Brazilian WNT. Calling in from Porto Alegre, Sundhage addresses why she took the Brazil job, how she's trying to unearth the next great Brazilian generation, how the Brazilian women ended up getting paid the same per day as the men with the national team, how she's using her guitar skills to connect with her players and what she's looking forward to next month with her team competing in the SheBelieves Cup with USA, Japan and Canada.

Before that, Grant and Chris Wittyngham break down the soccer week, including Weston McKennie's continued excellence with Juventus and its potential impact; our choice for the starting USMNT centerforward if the decision took place today; Man United's 3-2 FA Cup win over Liverpool, and the opposing directions of both teams; and Catarina Macario's debut with the USWNT in two friendly wins over Colombia.

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Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqIhXWUw0H4