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!

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h9m. Bisher sind 458 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 5 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 20 days 16 hours 29 minutes


Thrilling UCL Quarters Recap, growth of soccer in United States tied to MLS?

Alexi Lalas and David Mosse recap a great UCL quarter-final round, Dortmund, PSG, Bayern, and Real Madrid book their tickets to the semifinals. Dortmund advances to the semis for the first time since 2013. Also in Europe, Christian Pulisic and crew look to take on Inter Milan for the Derby della Madonnina with the Scudetto on the line. (2:49) The guys then look forward to MLS action this weekend with a Leagues Cup final rematch and a doubleheader on FS1...



BEST BITE: Breaking down Gio Reyna's first start, Gianni Infantino implores MLS to "be bold"

Alexi Lalas and David Mosse broke down why they like how Gianni Infantino urged MLS owners to be big and bold and spend more to bolster the MLS by using the 2026 FIFA Men's World Cup to their advantage. The guys additionally discussed how Gio Reyna finally got his first start with Nottingham Forest and bagged an assist in a 2-2 draw against the Wolverhampton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit



Liverpool & Arsenal bottle the title race, Messi wins big in Patrick Mahomes' territory, assessing Gio Reyna's 1st start

In today’s show, Alexi Lalas and David Mosse recap the Premier League weekend.... Liverpool and Arsenal shockingly dropped points, putting Manchester City back on top. In Germany, Leverkusen seals the Bundesliga title for the first time in 120 seasons... Xabi Alonso deserves his flowers. Meanwhile, PSV keep humming along with Malik Tillman scoring on a cross from Sergiño Dest. (8:00) Back stateside, Messi leads Miami to a victory in front of Arrowhead’s historic crowd...



BEST BITE: CONCACAF Champions Cup quarterfinals recap

Today’s best bite features the CONCACAF Champions Cup recap of the quarterfinals. On Wednesday Messi and Inter Miami's match versus Monterrey did not go as planned. Brandon Vasquez was gifted a goal and booked Monterrey's ticket to the semifinals. The guys talk issues with playing out of the back and how MLS can close the gap with Liga MX. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit



Messi & Inter Miami's embarrassing loss, USWNT wins She Believes Cup, MLS Super League?

Alexi Lalas and David Mosse recap an epic week of soccer. To kick things off stateside, the USWNT won their 5th straight She Believes Cup, with Sophia Smith leading the way. In the CONCACAF Champions Cup, Inter Miami’s quarterfinals did not go as plan and Columbus Crew is the only MLS team moving on. (5:33) In Europe, the Champions League quarterfinals begin. Real Madrid and Manchester City treat us to a 6-goal thriller, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid each grab a win...



BEST BITE: The story behind Alexi Lalas' iconic hairstyle

Just in case you missed the last podcast episode, we are giving you the best bites on the feed from the State of the Union. On Tuesday's show, Alexi told the story behind his iconic look in the 1994 FIFA World Cup. Make sure to tune in tomorrow for another full episode of your favorite soccer podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit



Christian Pulisic joins USMNT royalty, best USWNT lineup, most iconic facial hair in soccer

Alexi Lalas and David Mosse are back on the podcast diving into matches across Europe. Christian Pulisic scores against Lecce and joins Clint Dempsey as the second American with 10+ league goals in the top 4 Euro Leagues. Champions League and Champions Cup continue as quarterfinals are underway this week. (6:11) MLS standings also got shaken up this week, with LAFC grabbing a big win in El Tráfico and NY Red Bulls surging to the top after their win over Cincinnati...



Tom Byer on USMNT golden generation, J League vs MLS

American Tom Byer, who has spent years in Japan and around the globe working in youth development, joins Alexi Lalas in a special edition of State of the Union. Tom has worked with some of the biggest clubs in the world, including Ajax and Manchester United. He also changed the way Japan looks at the youth ranks...



USMNT Abroad Recap: Balogun, Sargent, and Wright bag goals

Alexi Lalas and David Mosse wish a Happy Easter to all those who celebrate. We kick off this show by recapping the wild title race in EPL. Will Liverpool hold on? We then run through a busy weekend for USMNT players in Europe as Folarin Balogun, Josh Sargent, & Haji Wright hit the back of the net while Christian Pulisic and Yunus Musah got the three points after coming off the bench...



Catarina Macario & Mallory Swanson make their return, Top 5 Most Memorable USMNT Goals vs Mexico

Alexi Lalas and David Mosse break down the USWNT She Believes Roster, with Catarina Macario and Mallory Swanson set to make their return and a few new players joining the group. On the men’s side, the USMNT U-23s had a nice showing on the road that ended in a draw with Olympic hosts France. Euro Groups are also set, with Georgia, Ukraine, and Poland booking their tickets this week. (6:24) Next, the guys flip it over to the club matchups in EPL, Serie A, and MLS...