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Fútbol with Grant Wahl


Mar 1, 2021

Grant has an in-depth interview about everything going on at FC Barcelona (at 26:57) with Kevin Williams, who by day is the music and visual arts editor at the Chicago Tribune but who has also become an expert over the years on Barça on his Twitter feed. Williams, a Barça member, explains why he thinks Lionel Messi will leave after the season, how Barça got itself in massive debt, how the March 7 club elections will impact the institution, why he loves watching Barcelona's women's team, and whether he thinks Xavi will come back to lead the men's team as its manager.

Before that, Grant has a column on U.S. Soccer's Athlete Council voting to remove member Seth Jahn after his remarks at Saturday's AGM minimizing Black American slavery and dismissing police brutality of Black Americans. Then Grant breaks down the soccer news with Chris Wittyngham, including Tyler Adams' big central midfield performance in Leipzig's win over Gladbach, which team (Man City or Bayern Munich) they think should be the favorite to win Champions League, which team is most likely to completely a Champions League Round of 16 upset (Porto, Chelsea or Atalanta) and why on earth Zlatan Ibrahimovic decided to go after LeBron James for not sticking to sports.

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