Alexi Lalas’ State of the Union Podcast

U.S. Soccer legend Alexi Lalas discusses the biggest stories in the world of soccer. Join Alexi and soccer guru David Mosse, as they break down the USMNT, USWNT, MLS, Bundesliga, Premier League, World Cup & everything in between. Follow Alexi Lalas' State of the Union podcast @SOTUWithAlexi on all platforms!


2026 FIFA World Cup Venue Reactions: Who’s Going to Host the Final?

Alexi Lalas and David Mosse Kick off the podcast with a look at the USMNT game vs. El Salvador and take a deep dive of where this leaves the national team ahead of Qatar (5:00). Then we look at how Costa Rica qualified to the 2022 World Cup and why we’re happy to see another CONCACAF team in the tournament (25:40). Later we breakdown England’s historic loss against Hungary and the rest of the action in the UEFA Nations League (29:00). We also covered Mane’s move to Bayern, Pogba’s return to Juve, and the rest of the transfers in Europe (35:40). The guys answered your questions about 2026 World Cup venues, MLS’s Apple TV deal, and if the 1994 USA denim jerseys are ever coming back in #AskAlexi (42:56). Finally Alexi ends the show with his One for the Road about his travels to Zurich Switzerland and the FIFA Next 90 program (1:17:00).

What We’ve Been Watching:

Mosse’s Picks: Severance, Peaky Blinders, The Offer, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, The French Connection, The Godfather

Alexi’s Picks: Bad Words, This is Where I Leave You

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 2022-06-21  1h26m