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.

https://art19.com/shows/state-of-the-union

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h1m. Bisher sind 111 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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Brazilian Ronaldo, USMNT upsets, trash talk, best stadiums


Alexi and Mosse look at the impact of injuries on careers, like Ronaldo Nazario's, to start off the show (10:11). Then, famous USMNT upsets, the Olympics and the best trash-talkers are looked in #AskAlexi (30:57). Finally, the guys list the best stadiums they've been to and which places are on their bucket lists (46:54) in another remote edition of the State of the Union Podcast.


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Olympics postponed, Blanco vs. Vela, best USMNT, influential players


Alexi and Mosse chat changes for U.S. Soccer, both off and on the field with a new CEO at the helm and the rescheduling of the Olympics (5:40). Then, Cuauhtemoc Blanco vs. Carlos Vela, the 2002 USMNT vs. 2020 USMNT and new soccer rules are looked at as #AskAlexi makes its return (24:04). Finally, the guys list the players that have had the biggest impact on them (46:01) in another remote edition of the State of the Union Podcast.


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   59m
 
 

Soccer calendar, Messi/Brady parallel, 'The Beckham Effect,' sports movies


Alexi and Mosse take stock of the major changes to the soccer calendar as a result of the coronavirus pandemic (2:53). Also, the guys draw a parallel between Tom Brady and Lionel Messi (18:48) following the QB’s decision to leave New England. Finally, soccer films and documentaries like “The Beckham Effect” and “The Two Escobars” are discussed (34:14) in another remote edition of the State of the Union Podcast.


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   59m
 
 

Cordeiro steps down, USWNT, coronavirus impact


Alexi and Mosse react to Carlos Cordeiro's decision to step down at U.S. Soccer in the State of the Union (6:40). Then, the guys look at how the coronavirus has impacted the world of soccer (25:04) in a special, remote edition of the State of the Union Podcast.


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   47m
 
 

Beckham's Inter Miami, Messi, UCL, coronavirus impact, Gio Reyna


Alexi and Mosse give their early assessment on David Beckham's Inter Miami in the State of the Union (3:24). Also, a soap opera-esque love triangle in Argentina is explored in Mosse Makes the Case (17:45). Then, the best soccer cities in the U.S., Liverpool's dip and Alexi's diet are looked at in Ask Alexi (30:42). Finally, the impact of the coronavirus, Champions League and Gio Reyna's USMNT pledge headline The Back Three (43:24).


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   1h5m
 
 

MLS expansion teams, UCL, Nagbe, Liverpool loss, El Clasico fallout


Alexi and Mosse set expectations for MLS teams in the State of the Union (4:34). Also, the allure of Champions League bragging rights is explored in Mosse Makes the Case (19:49). Then, LAFC's epic CCL rally, Darlington Nagbe's USMNT future and an iconic Alexi celebration are looked at in Ask Alexi (36:58). Finally, Liverpool's EPL loss, a wild ending to Bayern/Hoffenheim and El Clasico fallout headline The Back Three (45:02).


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 2020-03-03  1h11m
 
 

MLS' 25th season, PSG/Liverpool, Jermaine Jones, VAR in England, UCL


Alexi and Mosse celebrate 25 years of Major League Soccer in the State of the Union (5:07). Also, PSG and Liverpool's dominance of their respective leagues is explored in Mosse Makes the Case (22:27). Then, Jermaine Jones, MLS in CCL and the importance of team chemistry are looked at in Ask Alexi (37:28). Finally, the latest VAR debacle in England, the Bundesliga title race and this week's UCL knockout matches headline The Back Three (49:56).


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 2020-02-25  1h16m
 
 

USMNT/USWNT, Man City's ban, Pizarro to Inter Miami, UCL knockouts


Alexi and Mosse dive in on the USMNT and USWNT's negotiating power in the State of the Union (5:57). Also, Manchester City's European ban is explored in Mosse Makes the Case (21:49). Then, Rodolfo Pizarro to Inter Miami, Jurgen Klinsmann drama and Alexi's alternate careers are looked at in Ask Alexi (34:20). Finally, this week's UCL knockout matches, the CONCACAF Champions League and Chelsea agreeing to buy Hakim Ziyech headline The Back Three (49:08).


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 2020-02-18  1h14m
 
 

Timmy Chandler's USMNT fate, soccer Oscars, Messi in EPL, Europe title races


Alexi and Mosse take stock of Timmy Chandler's recent form and how it relates to the USMNT in the State of the Union (4:27). Also, picturing Lionel Messi in the Premier League is explored in Mosse Makes the Case (16:24). Then, an Oscars-themed special takes center stage in lieu of Ask Alexi (25:29). Finally, Jay Berhalter leaving U.S. Soccer, Bundesliga excitement and the Serie A title race headline The Back Three (46:40).


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 2020-02-11  1h15m
 
 

USMNT leaders, Mbappe's future, CCL, Liverpool vs. 'Invincibles,' Bundesliga race


Alexi and Mosse dive in on the USMNT and the presence of leaders in the State of the Union (6:53). Also, PSG's unique environment and Kylian Mbappe's future are explored in Mosse Makes the Case (19:40). Then, the CONCACAF Champions League, Liverpool vs. Arsenal's "Invincibles" and Alexi's usual breakfasts are looked at in Ask Alexi (28:30). Finally, Antonee Robinson's failed AC Milan transfer, the Bundesliga title race and Ansu Fati at Barcelona headline The Back Three (37:26).


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 2020-02-04  53m