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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Looking Ahead to Liverpool-Man City; Pulisic Scores Again; MLS Cup Final Preview; More Racism In Italy

Grant and Luis Miguel break down the come-from-behind wins by Liverpool and Manchester City and look forward to Sunday's showdown between the Premier League leaders. They also discuss another goal-scoring performance by Christian Pulisic in Chelsea's victory, this Sunday's MLS Cup final between Seattle and Toronto, the U.S. Under-17 World Cup fiasco, the departure of Niko Kovac from Bayern Munich and two more incidents of racial abuse in Italian soccer. Learn more about your ad choices...


 2019-11-04  53m

Dan Altman on The Best Goalkeepers Today

Dan Altman, the creator of the free soccer data site, speaks with Grant about data analytics and goalkeeping, answering a bunch of intriguing questions. Who are the best shot-stoppers in world soccer today? Who are the best goalkeepers with outfield skills? Which keepers are overrated and underrated in the data? What makes Brazilians Ederson and Alisson so good? And who are the top keepers in MLS and on the USMNT? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2019-10-31  37m

Pulisic's Chelsea Hat Trick; Dest Chooses USA; MLS Semifinals Preview; North Carolina's NWSL Dominance

Grant and Luis Miguel hail Christian Pulisic's breakthrough hat trick for Chelsea and Sergiño Dest's decision to play for the USMNT and break down Liverpool's comeback win against Spurs, as well as the misery at Southampton (9-0 home losers to Leicester) and Arsenal (where the home fans booed captain Granit Xhaka)...


 2019-10-28  48m

Kashif Siddiqi on Football For Peace and Going On Loan to a Team in Kashmir

Grant interviews Kashif Siddiqi, the player/diplomat who co-founded the NGO Football For Peace. Siddiqi, whose organization has drawn support from Prince William, Pelé, Ronaldinho, Mesut Özil and the United Nations, explains the soccer and non-soccer reasons why he decided to go on loan next week to the team Real Kashmir, located in the region disputed by Pakistan and India and the site of recent unrest as India has moved to exert control there. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone...


 2019-10-24  27m

Epic Start to MLS Playoffs; Liverpool No Longer PL-Perfect; NWSL Final Is Set

Grant and Luis Miguel break down a memorable weekend of MLS elimination-game playoffs, look ahead to a monster El Tráfico playoff in Los Angeles, explain how Manchester United pulled off its 1-1 tie against Liverpool and dissect the NWSL semifinals that have set up a North Carolina-Chicago final.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2019-10-21  51m

The GOAT Michelle Akers On Why She's Selling Her Memorabilia

Grant interviews Michelle Akers, viewed by many as the greatest women's soccer player of all time, about her decision to sell her memorabilia at to fund her horse and animal welfare work, her farm relocation and family time...


 2019-10-17  33m

Canada-USMNT, MLS & NWSL Playoff Preview, Favorite Soccer Books and Video Recs

Grant and Luis Miguel discuss Tuesday's Canada-USMNT tilt, a proposal to improve CONCACAF Nations League, Vlatko Andonovski's USWNT coaching candidacy, the Mexican MNT, CONMEBOL friendlies, a game-by-game breakdown of this weekend's MLS and NWSL playoffs, our favorite soccer books and our recommendations on the best recent soccer videos on Netflix and Amazon.

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 2019-10-14  1h2m

Jason Davis on American Soccer Radio/Podcasts

Grant interviews Jason Davis, the host of the United States of Soccer on SiriusXM FC, about his path in American soccer media, the relaunch of his popular soccer podcast with Jared Dubois (JD & The Rod: America's Best Soccer Podcast), the transition from "Labor of Love" soccer journalism to a full-time media job and what he has learned about American soccer fans. 

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 2019-10-10  31m

Liverpool's 8-Point Lead on Man City, Man United and Spurs are Imploding, Juve Dumps Inter, Jesse Marsch's Big Week, MLS Decision Day and Jill Ellis's Farewell

On their usual Monday look at the weekend in soccer, Grant and Luis Miguel break down Liverpool's last-minute win against Leicester, which combined with Man City's shock home loss to Wolves to give LFC an 8-point Premier League lead; the terrible weeks for Man United and Tottenham; the statement victory for Juventus at Inter and the smart choices by Maurizio Sarri; Jesse Marsch's breakthrough in European recognition after his viral video and Red Bull Salzburg's epic 4-3 Champions League loss at...


 2019-10-07  1h13m

An Interview With New Full Chicago Fire Owner Joe Mansueto

Grant has a revealing conversation with Joe Mansueto, who became the full owner of the Chicago Fire recently when he bought out the majority share of Andrew Hauptman...


 2019-10-03  34m