16 episodes

Lionel Messi es uno de los futbolistas más talentosos de la historia, pero tiene una deuda pendiente con su país. ¿Podrá ganar la Copa Mundial y regresar victorioso a Argentina, el lugar que dejó a sus trece años? En cinco episodios, la periodista Jasmine Garsd presenta un relato que trasciende lo deportivo. La Última Copa es tanto una biografía sonora de Messi como de millones de personas en Latinoamérica, quienes dejaron su país de origen con el sueño de volver.

What's it like to be one of the world's biggest soccer stars and doubted by many in your home country? That's the question Lionel Messi faces in The Last Cup. Not only is this year's World Cup his last chance to bring home the coveted trophy – it's his last chance for vindication. Hosted by Argentine journalist Jasmine Garsd, The Last Cup is much more than a sports story. It's a tale of immigration and race, of capitalism and class, of belonging and identity. A story for anyone who's ever felt like an outsider in their own home.

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    • 4.9 • 684 Ratings

Lionel Messi es uno de los futbolistas más talentosos de la historia, pero tiene una deuda pendiente con su país. ¿Podrá ganar la Copa Mundial y regresar victorioso a Argentina, el lugar que dejó a sus trece años? En cinco episodios, la periodista Jasmine Garsd presenta un relato que trasciende lo deportivo. La Última Copa es tanto una biografía sonora de Messi como de millones de personas en Latinoamérica, quienes dejaron su país de origen con el sueño de volver.

What's it like to be one of the world's biggest soccer stars and doubted by many in your home country? That's the question Lionel Messi faces in The Last Cup. Not only is this year's World Cup his last chance to bring home the coveted trophy – it's his last chance for vindication. Hosted by Argentine journalist Jasmine Garsd, The Last Cup is much more than a sports story. It's a tale of immigration and race, of capitalism and class, of belonging and identity. A story for anyone who's ever felt like an outsider in their own home.

    1. La leyenda

    1. La leyenda

    Lionel Messi ha enfrentado todo tipo de retos en su carrera futbolística. Ganarse el cariño y respeto de su propio país ha sido uno de los más difíciles.

    • 9 min
    1. The Goal

    1. The Goal

    Lionel Messi always dreamed of winning a World Cup for his home country. But playing with Argentina's national team has proven to be this soccer superman's kryptonite.

    • 8 min
    2. El sueño del pibe

    2. El sueño del pibe

    Jasmine Garsd explora la carrera de Messi. La historia se cruza con las vivencias de la periodista y las secuelas de una crisis en la Argentina, tanto en su vida como la de Messi.

    • 40 min
    2. The Kid's Dream

    2. The Kid's Dream

    As Garsd retraces Messi's early career, she examines the consequences of Argentina's devastating econimic crisis of 2001, how it shaped Messi's path, and what it meant to her.

    • 41 min
    3. Bajo La Sombra De D10S

    3. Bajo La Sombra De D10S

    Messi finalmente se pone la camiseta nacional de Argentina, pero algo está mal. En Argentina se comienzan a preguntar si el hijo pródigo está a la altura de Maradona.

    • 29 min
    3. In The Shadow Of God

    3. In The Shadow Of God

    Messi finds his way into an Argentine national jersey, but something is off. As Maradona's shadow looms, the home crowd begins to wonder if Messi will ever really measure up.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
684 Ratings

684 Ratings

@Gringo_Mark ,

Amazing!

Dies puntos!

Prov ragle ,

Great!

A great show that could still have been better. As a longtime sports fan but a newly christened futbol fanatic, i LOVED the details and background of Messi’s career and Argentinas futbol roots. But the show was truly amazing and ‘next level’ when Jasmine shared her personal story and found the connections to the sporting story.
After all- who doesnt love a great tale of love, commitment, loss and redemption.

Seattle_65 ,

Loved this podcast!

This was such a great story that needed to be told during WC 2022. Even better was Messi’s ultimate triumph!

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