Planet Fútbol with Grant Wahl

Hosted by Grant Wahl, the premier soccer journalist in the U.S., Planet Fútbol is a show about all things soccer from all around the world. Featuring news, analysis, and wide-ranging interviews from the most prominent figures in the beautiful game.


Portland Timbers Coach Giovanni Savarese

Grant has a wide-ranging conversation with Portland Timbers coach Giovanni Savarese in which they talk about Diego Valeri's potential return to the team for 2020, what happened with departed DP Brian Fernández, how Savarese works with GM Gavin Wilkinson and owner Merritt Paulson, what has (and hasn't changed) in MLS since he played in the league's first season for the MetroStars, how winning three NASL titles with the New York Cosmos has shaped him as a coach, his thoughts on the current state of his Venezuelan national team and how his family in Venezuela has dealt with the turmoil in that country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2019-12-05  30m