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.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h1m. Bisher sind 101 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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Chicharito's 'retirement' comments, FA Cup, Coutinho, Real/Barca, deadline day


Alexi and Mosse discuss Chicharito's comments about MLS "retirement" in the State of the Union (4:05). Also, the future of domestic cups is explored in Mosse Makes the Case (20:29). Then, Inter Miami's star power (or lack thereof), Coutinho's future and Alexi catching up on "The Mandalorian" are looked at in Ask Alexi (32:22). Finally, Real Madrid/Barcelona, the Bundesliga title race and transfer deadline day headline The Back Three (41:06).


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   1h3m
 
 

Chicharito/Galaxy, Erling Haaland, MLS CBA, Gio Reyna, Cavani, new-look Barcelona


Alexi and Mosse unpack the Chicharito-to-Galaxy news in the State of the Union (6:26). Also, Erling Haaland's stellar Dortmund debut is explored in Mosse Makes the Case (23:46). Then, college soccer coaches, the MLS CBA and Mosse's favorite Michigan Wolverines are looked at in Ask Alexi (34:37). Finally, Gio Reyna, winter transfer rumors and Barcelona under Setien headline The Back Three (45:57).


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   1h18m
 
 

Brian McBride, Valverde/Barca, Olympic qualifying, Pulisic's latest injury, Chicharito


Alexi and Mosse delve into the USMNT installing Brian McBride at general manager in the State of the Union (4:46). Also, the Ernesto Valverde/Barcelona saga is explored in Mosse Makes the Case (21:25). Then, the MLS SuperDraft, Olympic qualifying and favorite Disney movies are looked at in Ask Alexi (35:32). Finally, Christian Pulisic's injury, major EPL storylines and Chicharito-to-Galaxy rumors headline The Back Three (52:22).


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   1h21m
 
 

EPL's festive period, USMNT in 2020, super-agents, Ronaldo, Liga MX


Alexi and Mosse reflect on an exciting Premier League festive period in the State of the Union (6:02). Also, Mino Raiola and the role of super-agents is explored in Mosse Makes the Case (21:30). Then, the USMNT in 2020, Ancelotti at Everton and underrated TV shows are looked at in Ask Alexi (39:04). Finally, NYCFC's new coach, Cristiano Ronaldo's latest milestone and Liga MX headline The Back Three (52:22).


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   1h18m
 
 

USMNT & USWNT over the course of 2019 ⁠— NYE SPECIAL


It's been a wild 2019 for the U.S. national teams. A World Cup triumph for the women, Gold Cup heartbreak for the men and plenty more on and off the field. Take a listen back to Alexi's opinions on the state of the USMNT and USWNT throughout 2019, and what to expect as we flip the calendar to 2020. All that and more in a New Year's Eve edition of the State of the Union Podcast!


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   21m
 
 

Pulisic regret?, transfer rumors, all-decade team ⁠— HOLIDAY SPECIAL


The holidays are here! Alexi and Mosse look back at the year's biggest transfers and whether they've panned out or not in Buyer's Remorse (2:45). Also, the winter transfer window is previewed in Keep or Return (21:27). Finally, the guys reveal their all-decade teams (36:50) in a special holiday edition of the State of the Union Podcast.


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 2019-12-24  1h1m
 
 

Liga MX/MLS/El Tri/USMNT, UCL Round of 16, Vela to Barca?, Pulisic/Ertz


Alexi and Mosse unpack the relationship and responsibilities of Liga MX and MLS to their respective national teams in the State of the Union (8:00). Also, the Champions League Round of 16 draw is explored in Mosse Makes the Case (23:38). Then, Carlos Vela/Barcelona rumors, Mourinho's comments on leaders and a big-ticket summer concert are looked at in Ask Alexi (36:23). Finally, El Clasico, Pulisic and Ertz's awards and a look at the league leaders headline The Back Three (47:49).


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 2019-12-17  1h18m
 
 

U.S. Soccer negativity, Club World Cup, MLS expansion, UCL groups, Barca vs. Real, 'The Sopranos'


Alexi and Mosse delve into the negativity surrounding the U.S. Soccer Federation in the State of the Union (3:23). Also, the Club World Cup and European "snobbery" are explored in Mosse Makes the Case (22:57). Then, MLS to Charlotte, Gladbach vs. Bayern and HBO's "The Sopranos" are looked at in Ask Alexi (35:49). Finally, the Champions League group stage, Man City's struggles and Barcelona vs. Real Madrid headline The Back Three (50:48).


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 2019-12-10  1h14m
 
 

Klinsmann's return, Arsenal/Emery, USMNT/USWNT, Man U, Maverick vs. Iceman


Alexi and Mosse chat Jurgen Klinsmann's past with the USMNT and return to coaching in the State of the Union (4:32). Also, Arsenal's dismissal of Unai Emery and the importance of language are explored in Mosse Makes the Case (18:26). Then, 2026 World Cup host cities, Alexi on international opponents and Maverick vs. Iceman in "Top Gun" are looked at in Ask Alexi (33:01)...


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 2019-12-03  1h12m
 
 

Chicago Fire rebrand, Mou to Spurs, UCL, Gabigol, all-time 5-a-sides


Alexi and Mosse delve into Chicago Fire FC's new look and feel in the State of the Union (4:43). Also, Jose Mourinho's return to the coaching ranks with Tottenham is explored in Mosse Makes the Case (20:22). Then, Mauricio Pochettino's future, the MLS expansion draft, and the year's favorite books are looked at in Ask Alexi (33:06). Finally, the Champions League, Copa Libertadores final and all-time 5-a-side selections headline The Back Three (45:08).


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 2019-11-26  1h12m