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Grant Wahl, one of the world’s leading soccer journalists, shares his thoughts on the sport and interviews the biggest names and the most fascinating figures in the game.

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Grant Wahl, one of the world’s leading soccer journalists, shares his thoughts on the sport and interviews the biggest names and the most fascinating figures in the game.

    ESPN's Alexis Nunes; Grant on Pulisic & Steffen in the Champions League Final

    ESPN's Alexis Nunes; Grant on Pulisic & Steffen in the Champions League Final

    Grant has a delightful conversation (at 2:30) with Alexis Nunes, the London-based ESPN host who appears on ESPN FC, conducts interviews with top soccer stars and also covers the sport of cricket. Nunes explains what it has been like to be at the center of the soccer world in the UK in recent weeks, how she has managed to work during the pandemic, how she got the nickname The Haaland Whisperer, her journey from Jamaica to Connecticut to London, and much more.
    At the top of the show, Grant has an audio column on USMNT pillars Christian Pulisic and Zack Steffen making the men's UEFA Champions League final and what it means for the sport in the United States.
    This episode of Fútbol with Grant Wahl is brought to you by Fanatiz. Frustrated that you can't get games from Spain's La Liga on your cable or satellite system? Sign up to stream Fanatiz. On Fanatiz, you can watch all the action in La Liga and other international leagues and tournaments live and on-demand from your mobile phone, tablet or directly on your TV with the Fanatiz app. Fanatiz features channels you know, like BeIN Sports in English and Spanish, GolTV and many more. And it costs only $7.99 a month. 
    If you’d like to try Fanatiz for yourself, you can get a free week-long trial by going to fntz.co/Grant-FZ.
    Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqIhXWUw0H4

    Peter Schmeichel of CBS Sports

    Peter Schmeichel of CBS Sports

    In a special bonus episode, Peter Schmeichel of CBS Sports and Paramount+ joins Grant for a lively conversation about his thoughts on the Manchester United protests, the men's UEFA Champions League semifinals, the state of goalkeeping today and much more. 
    This episode of Fútbol with Grant Wahl is brought to you by Fanatiz. Frustrated that you can't get games from Spain's La Liga on your cable or satellite system? Sign up to stream Fanatiz. On Fanatiz, you can watch all the action in La Liga and other international leagues and tournaments live and on-demand from your mobile phone, tablet or directly on your TV with the Fanatiz app. Fanatiz features channels you know, like BeIN Sports in English and Spanish, GolTV and many more. And it costs only $7.99 a month. 
    If you’d like to try Fanatiz for yourself, you can get a free week-long trial by going to fntz.co/Grant-FZ.
    Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqIhXWUw0H4

    Author & U of Michigan Professor Andy Markovits; Chris Wittyngham on Man United Protests

    Author & U of Michigan Professor Andy Markovits; Chris Wittyngham on Man United Protests

    Grant has a fun talk (at 39:30) with his old friend University of Michigan professor Andy Markovits, the author many books including Offside: Soccer and American Exceptionalism. Markovits brings his unique perspective to the Super League failure, the angst around his beloved Manchester United and his upcoming memoir.
    Before that, Grant and Chris Wittyngham break down the Man United protests, big weeks for Americans Christian Pulisic and Jesse Marsch, the men's and women's Champions League semifinals, Cade Cowell, Caden Clark and MLS teams' situations in the CONCACAF Champions League.
    This episode of Fútbol with Grant Wahl is brought to you by Fanatiz. Frustrated that you can't get games from Spain's La Liga on your cable or satellite system? Sign up to stream Fanatiz. On Fanatiz, you can watch all the action in La Liga and other international leagues and tournaments live and on-demand from your mobile phone, tablet or directly on your TV with the Fanatiz app. Fanatiz features channels you know, like BeIN Sports in English and Spanish, GolTV and many more. And it costs only $7.99 a month. 
    If you’d like to try Fanatiz for yourself, you can get a free week-long trial by going to fntz.co/Grant-FZ.
    Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqIhXWUw0H4

    ESPN's Jon Champion

    ESPN's Jon Champion

    Grant has a fascinating and fun conversation with Jon Champion, ESPN's lead commentator for MLS in the United States. Champion explains why he made the leap in 2019 from England to live in the U.S., what he's learning about America and American soccer culture and how he got into soccer and soccer broadcasting in the first place. Champion has had a remarkable 37-year career broadcasting everything from eight World Cups to the start of the Premier League in 1992 and everything in between.
    This episode of Fútbol with Grant Wahl is brought to you by Fanatiz. Frustrated that you can't get games from Spain's La Liga on your cable or satellite system? Sign up to stream Fanatiz. On Fanatiz, you can watch all the action in La Liga and other international leagues and tournaments live and on-demand from your mobile phone, tablet or directly on your TV with the Fanatiz app. Fanatiz features channels you know, like BeIN Sports in English and Spanish, GolTV and many more. And it costs only $7.99 a month. 
    If you’d like to try Fanatiz for yourself, you can get a free week-long trial by going to fntz.co/Grant-FZ.
    Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqIhXWUw0H4

    US Soccer TV Pioneer Dermot McQuarrie; Chris Wittyngham on the Super League & More

    US Soccer TV Pioneer Dermot McQuarrie; Chris Wittyngham on the Super League & More

    Grant is joined (at 46:15) by Dermot McQuarrie, a former Fox Sports TV executive who was a pioneer in the addition of European soccer leagues to U.S. television in the late 1990s and early 2000s. McQuarrie tells the origin stories of Fox Sports World, the Fox Soccer Channel and the Fox Soccer Report, as well as why that daily soccer news show was based in Winnipeg, Canada. McQuarrie's experience provides perspective on how the U.S. has gone from being one of the world's worst countries in which to watch soccer to one of the best.
    Before that, Grant and Chris Wittyngham break down the week in soccer, from new thoughts on the Super League demise to how that fits in the American context. They also discuss the dismissal of José Mourinho by Spurs, the European trophies being won by USMNT players and the highlights of the MLS weekend.
    This episode of Fútbol with Grant Wahl is brought to you by Fanatiz. Frustrated that you can't get games from Spain's La Liga on your cable or satellite system? Sign up to stream Fanatiz. On Fanatiz, you can watch all the action in La Liga and other international leagues and tournaments live and on-demand from your mobile phone, tablet or directly on your TV with the Fanatiz app. Fanatiz features channels you know, like BeIN Sports in English and Spanish, GolTV and many more. And it costs only $7.99 a month. 
    If you’d like to try Fanatiz for yourself, you can get a free week-long trial by going to fntz.co/Grant-FZ.
    Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqIhXWUw0H4

    Rob Harris of the Associated Press on the Super League Debacle

    Rob Harris of the Associated Press on the Super League Debacle

    The European Super League debacle is the soccer story of the year, and Grant is joined to discuss all the aspects of it by Rob Harris, the global sports correspondent of the Associated Press and the co-host of the terrific new Sports Unlocked Podcast.
    This episode of Fútbol with Grant Wahl is brought to you by Fanatiz. Frustrated that you can't get games from Spain's La Liga on your cable or satellite system? Sign up to stream Fanatiz. On Fanatiz, you can watch all the action in La Liga and other international leagues and tournaments live and on-demand from your mobile phone, tablet or directly on your TV with the Fanatiz app. Fanatiz features channels you know, like BeIN Sports in English and Spanish, GolTV and many more. And it costs only $7.99 a month. 
    If you’d like to try Fanatiz for yourself, you can get a free week-long trial by going to fntz.co/Grant-FZ.
    Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqIhXWUw0H4

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4.8 out of 5
1K Ratings

1K Ratings

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Great Guests

I may not agree with Grant on everything, but you can’t deny he has great guests and it is always an entertaining interview.

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Thank you

Thank you to Grant for always bringing us provocative and insightful discussions around this beautiful game.

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High Quality Interviews

Great guests and and intriguing questions. Grant brings his years of experience to a make a high quality product. Love hearing the “soccer news” talk segments as well.

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