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The world of Soccer is vast, and Planet Fútbol has it all. Featuring news, analysis, and wide-ranging interviews with the game’s most prominent figures. Hosted by Grant Wahl and Luis Miguel Echegaray.

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The world of Soccer is vast, and Planet Fútbol has it all. Featuring news, analysis, and wide-ranging interviews with the game’s most prominent figures. Hosted by Grant Wahl and Luis Miguel Echegaray.

    Champions League Breakdown; Tariq Panja on UEFA’s Man City Ban

    Champions League Breakdown; Tariq Panja on UEFA’s Man City Ban

    Grant and Luis Miguel break down this week’s UEFA Champions League games, and Grant interviews Tariq Panja of the New York Times about UEFA’s stunning Man City ban, what comes next and what it could mean for the landscape of the European game.
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    • 53 min
    Man City's Stunning UEFA Ban; UEFA Champions League is Back!; Is MLS a Better Gateway to Europe than Liga MX?

    Man City's Stunning UEFA Ban; UEFA Champions League is Back!; Is MLS a Better Gateway to Europe than Liga MX?

    Grant and Luis Miguel thank the soccer gods for the return of UEFA Champions League with some fun matchups this week, including PSG-Dortmund, Atlético Madrid-Liverpool and Spurs-Leipzig; break down UEFA's stunning two-year Champions League ban for Manchester City; hail Lazio's 2-1 win vs. Inter to shake up the top of Serie A; discuss more incidents of racism in Portugal, Germany and the U.S.; look ahead to this week's CONCACAF Champions League games involving five MLS teams, including León-LAFC; and ask the question: Do we agree with Inter Miami's Rodolfo Pizarro that MLS is a better gateway to Europe than Liga MX?
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    An Interview With Tyler Adams

    An Interview With Tyler Adams

    Grant has a wide-ranging conversation with Tyler Adams, the USMNT and RB Leipzig midfielder who celebrates his 21st birthday this week while he's in the middle of a Bundesliga title race, UEFA Champions League and (soon) a return to the national team. Adams talks in depth about his instructions from Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsmann, his learning curve in the Bundesliga, his recovery from a long injury layoff, his conversations with U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter and his hopes of playing in the Olympics this summer.
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    • 33 min
    Inter Digs Deep to Go Top; Leipzig Stays Close to Bayern; USWNT Olympics-Bound

    Inter Digs Deep to Go Top; Leipzig Stays Close to Bayern; USWNT Olympics-Bound

    Grant and Luis Miguel break down the world football weekend, including Inter's remarkable comeback in a 4-2 win over AC Milan to go top in Italy; Leipzig's useful point at Bayern Munich; Real Madrid and Barcelona holding serve in La Liga; Messi's Insta outburst; Dortmund's wild swings; Lazio staying close; the USWNT punching its Olympics ticket; whether Rose Lavelle can become the world's best player; Christen Press's big tournament; Jay Berhalter's departure from U.S. Soccer; the new MLS collective bargaining agreement and CBS's newfound interest in soccer (NWSL and UEFA Champions League).
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    • 53 min
    Fernando Palomo of ESPN

    Fernando Palomo of ESPN

    Grant has a fun discussion with ESPN's Fernando Palomo, who's also well-known for his role on the EA Sports FIFA video game. They talk about suffering Champions League withdrawal and the knockout matchups ahead, including Real Madrid-Manchester City, Dortmund-PSG and Atlético Madrid-Liverpool. They also get into Palomo's thoughts on Chicharito Hernández coming to MLS, how much distance the Mexican national team has right now over the USMNT and why his native El Salvador has a good shot to get back in the CONCACAF Hexagonal this time around.

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    • 29 min
    Man City's Issues; Lazio and Ciro Immobile; Ulysses Llanez

    Man City's Issues; Lazio and Ciro Immobile; Ulysses Llanez

    Grant and Luis Miguel break down the soccer weekend, including the reasons for Man City falling 22 points behind Liverpool, Chelsea's Frank Lampard benching Kepa for Willy Caballero, which teams we see making the Premier League's top four, two more goals for Dortmund's Erling Haaland, the undderrated goal-scoring machine Ciro Immobile of Lazio, why we're aching to re-start UEFA Champions League, Inter Miami closing in on Rodolfo Pizarro, the USWNT cruising as expected through Olympic qualifying, the goal-scoring debut of USMNT 18-year-old Ulysses Llanez and our frustrations with the cookie-cutter and uninteresting MLS kits.

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    • 58 min

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