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Atlanta’s Ezequiel Barco purchase (for an MLS-record $15 million) is a league game-changer. Planet Fútbol with Grant Wahl

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Grant and Brian hail the trend of MLS teams spending big on rising South American superstars (led by Atlanta and Ezequiel Barco) and discuss the pending Alexis Sánchez/Henrikh Mkhitaryan between Arsenal and Manchester United; the Defiance Tour of Bruce Arena and Sunil Gulati; whether North America’s World Cup ’26 bid is in doubt and the parade of U.S. Soccer presidential candidates in Philadelphia over the weekend.

Grant and Brian hail the trend of MLS teams spending big on rising South American superstars (led by Atlanta and Ezequiel Barco) and discuss the pending Alexis Sánchez/Henrikh Mkhitaryan between Arsenal and Manchester United; the Defiance Tour of Bruce Arena and Sunil Gulati; whether North America’s World Cup ’26 bid is in doubt and the parade of U.S. Soccer presidential candidates in Philadelphia over the weekend.

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