Jan 14, 2021
Grant has a wide-ranging conversation with his old friend Raphael Honigstein, who's the world's leading journalist on German soccer and does work for The Athletic, CBS Sports television, Der Spiegel and the podcasts Steilcast and the Totally Football Show. (He has also written the terrific books Das Reboot and Bring the Noise, a Jürgen Klopp biography.) Their podcast discussion includes American Schalke sensation Matthew Hoppe; Honigstein's thoughts on Bayern Munich, Dortmund and Leipzig; the American coaches Pellegrino Matarazzo and Jesse Marsch; whether Americans have become annoying in their national soccer pride; and Honigstein's own story, which includes moving to London from Germany in 1993, studying law and venturing into soccer writing after doing writing on music and fashion.
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