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.

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An Interview With Nashville SC CEO Ian Ayre


Grant speaks to Ian Ayre, the former CEO of Liverpool and now the CEO of Nashville SC, which begins its first MLS season on February 29 when it hosts Atlanta United...


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SI’s Jenny Vrentas on 2019 SI Sportsperson of the Year Megan Rapinoe


Grant talks to SI senior writer Jenny Vrentas about her new Sportsperson of the Year story on Megan Rapinoe—the sports figure who made the most lasting impression of 2019. They talk about Rapinoe’s athletic and social impact, the forces in her life that have shaped those things and how Vrentas approached writing a signature story on one of the most heavily covered athletes in the world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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Liverpool Pulls Away; A Weekend of Glorious Backheels; Earnie Stewart’s Unwise Chicago Policy; Jesse Marsch Goes For It


Grant and Luis Miguel discuss Megan Rapinoe’s SI Sportsperson of the Year award, Man City falling 14 points behind Liverpool, Man United’s huge week, amazing backheels by Luis Suárez and Mohamed Salah, another Messi hat trick, Jesse Marsch’s huge Champions League opportunity on Tuesday, the crazy race in Germany and Earnie Stewart’s policy requiring U.S. Soccer coaches to live in Chicago. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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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...


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Unai Emery Out At Arsenal; Messi Saves Barça Again; The Day That Changed FIFA Forever


Grant and Luis Miguel kick off a busy December in the Premier League with talk of whether Liverpool can stay on cruise control without Fabinho, Arsenal's next move after dismissing Unai Emery, a flat performance by Chelsea in a home loss to West Ham and Wednesday's return of José Mourinho to Man United...


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Astead Herndon, New York Times Political Reporter and Spurs Fan


Grant has a fun conversation with Astead Herndon, a national political reporter for the New York Times and a diehard Tottenham Hotspur fan. They talk about Herndon's soccer origin story, how he became a Spurs fan, his thoughts on José Mourinho replacing Mauricio Pochettino, how easy it is now to find Premier League games on the campaign trail, which presidential candidates are the biggest soccer fans and why President Trump has embraced soccer more than just about anyone would have expected...


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Mourinho Replaces Pochettino at Spurs; Epic Libertadores Final; Chicago Fire Rebrand


Grant and Luis Miguel break down a busy week, including Tottenham's decision to fire Mauricio Pochettino less than six months after making the Champions League final and replace him with José Mourinho; Man City's important 2-1 win over Chelsea; Flamengo's thrilling come-from-behind 2-1 victory over River Plate in the Copa Libertadores final; and the Chicago Fire's controversial rebrand (and why Grant thinks a real Chicago turnaround, Kansas City-style, would help fans get over a not-great badge...


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Yael Averbuch West, Former USWNT Player, Techne Futbol Founder, NWSLPA Executive Director


Grant sits down with Yael Averbuch West, a former USWNT player, University of North Carolina star and 10-year club pro who these days works as the executive director of the NWSL Players Association and owns the soccer training app Techne Futbol. She talks about how she's able to wear so many hats, why she had to step aside from playing in the NWSL, and what daily life is like for the rank-and-file NWSL player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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USMNT Crisis Eases (Just A Bit), Man City-Chelsea Preview, Zlatan's MLS Legacy


You'd think things would be quiet during a FIFA window, but that's hardly the case this week...


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Landon Donovan on Why He's Becoming The San Diego Loyal Manager, Plus His USMNT Opinions


Grant sits down with Landon Donovan to talk about why he decided to become the manager of the new San Diego Loyal USL team that starts play in 2020, why he wanted to name a woman (Carrie Taylor) as one of his assistants, what his aspirations are as a coach and what he'll do if owner Landon Donovan has issues with coach Landon Donovan. Donovan also shares his frank opinions on the state of the USMNT under Gregg Berhalter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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