536 episodes

Soccer is exciting, but soccer talk is so boring...UNTIL NOW.

Alexis Guerreros and Christian Polanco want to bring laughter to the beautiful game. Soccer is a growing sport in America and our goal (pun intended) is to show that American footy fans are unlike any other in the world. Through the lens of stand-up comedy, The Cooligans deliver hilarious takes on American soccer that are refreshing and fun and make fans of MLS and US Soccer enjoy the league much more than they ever thought they could.

The Cooligans: A Comedic Soccer Podcast Alexis Guerreros & Christian Polanco

    • Sports
    • 4.9 • 724 Ratings

Soccer is exciting, but soccer talk is so boring...UNTIL NOW.

Alexis Guerreros and Christian Polanco want to bring laughter to the beautiful game. Soccer is a growing sport in America and our goal (pun intended) is to show that American footy fans are unlike any other in the world. Through the lens of stand-up comedy, The Cooligans deliver hilarious takes on American soccer that are refreshing and fun and make fans of MLS and US Soccer enjoy the league much more than they ever thought they could.

    This Is The Best New Rivalry In MLS

    This Is The Best New Rivalry In MLS

    MLS has always tried to figure out a rival for Philly Union, well, they went and found one organically in NYCFC. From playoff games, to uncalled red cards, this is MLS's best new rivalry
    Also we talk about the NYCFC stadium rumors and how to not get stomped out by a bodega cat.
    Shouts To U.S.! We recap all the latest stories from MLS & NWSL! Join us every Tuesday at 1pm ET on The Cooligans - YouTube
    Sign up for our Patreon for exclusive videos and podcasts! https://www.patreon.com/SoccerCooligans

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Jesus Is A Gooner & Gareth Bale Is A Goner

    Jesus Is A Gooner & Gareth Bale Is A Goner

    Gabriel Jesus joins Arsenal and we figure out if he's the right fit
    Gareth Bale joins LAFC and we figure out his goal and assist over under
    Christian also explains why you should never wear a Milan kit to Naples Italy
    It's the Prem Show on YouTube Live! Join us on Mondays at 1pm ET at www.elyutu.com or www.youtube.com/soccercooligans 
    Sign up for our Patreon for exclusive videos and podcasts! https://www.patreon.com/SoccerCooligans
    Watch The Cooligans Clasico right now on YouTube! https://youtu.be/ied4xYq9gU0

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Ranking 2026 World Cup Cities w/Lorena Russi

    Ranking 2026 World Cup Cities w/Lorena Russi

    There are really no words for what happens when Alexis and Lorena Russi, today's cohost, get together. It's beautiful chaos. 
    Yes we rank host cities of the 2026 USA x Canada x Mexico World Cup, but we also are introduced to the italian word for shin and nothing will every be the same.
    Follow Lorena at https://www.instagram.com/colonialmanface/
    Shouts To U.S! We recap all the latest stories from MLS & NWSL! Join us every Tuesday at 1pm ET on The Cooligans - YouTube
    Sign up for our Patreon for exclusive videos and podcasts! https://www.patreon.com/SoccerCooligans

    • 1 hr 7 min
    DEBATE: Is Manchester City A Big Club?

    DEBATE: Is Manchester City A Big Club?

    - Is Man City a "big club"
    - what does "big club" even mean anymore
    - Ronaldo to join PSG or City
    - Sadio Mane left Liverpool to be the top dog at Bayern
    Cohost: https://www.instagram.com/elischaedouard/
    It's the Prem Show on YouTube Live! Join us on Mondays at 1pm ET at www.elyutu.com or www.youtube.com/soccercooligans 
    Sign up for our Patreon for exclusive videos and podcasts! https://www.patreon.com/SoccerCooligans
    Watch The Cooligans Clasico right now on YouTube! https://youtu.be/ied4xYq9gU0

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Apple Signs MLS For $2.5 BILLION! w/Pablo Maurer

    Apple Signs MLS For $2.5 BILLION! w/Pablo Maurer

    Pablo Maurer joins Alexis and discusses MLS's new deal with AppleTV+ as well as his incredible article for The Athletic about Wee Willie McLean, a former USMNT legend who disappeared after the World Cup. Wait till you hear why and how! It's insane!
    Read the article for yourself at https://theathletic.com/3363062/2022/06/14/wee-willie-mclean/
    Shouts To U.S! We recap all the latest stories from MLS & NWSL! Join us every Tuesday at 1pm ET on The Cooligans - YouTube
    Sign up for our Patreon for exclusive videos and podcasts! https://www.patreon.com/SoccerCooligans

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Erling Haaland Is Better Deal Than Darwin Nuñez w/Tosin Makinde aka @NigerianScamsss

    Erling Haaland Is Better Deal Than Darwin Nuñez w/Tosin Makinde aka @NigerianScamsss

    Christian is away on his honeymoon and our first guest host is CBS's Tosin Makinde aka twitter.com/nigerianscamsss Erling Haaland a smarter buy than Darwin Nuñez? Manchester United: sell, bench, start Are England dumb enough to sack Gareth Southgate right before a World Cup? return of Shirtless Plantain? It's the Prem Show on YouTube Live! Join us on Mondays at 1pm ET at www.elyutu.com or www.youtube.com/soccercooligans 
    Sign up for our Patreon for exclusive videos and podcasts! https://www.patreon.com/SoccerCooligans
    Watch The Cooligans Clasico right now on YouTube! https://youtu.be/ied4xYq9gU0

    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
724 Ratings

724 Ratings

George Bee ,

The Run The Jewels of American Soccer Media

I said it all in the title. (Yeah, this is my second review. It’s that good.) #shoutstous

Chg316 ,

CooooooliGans!!!

Stopped listening during covid because i always felt these guys are better when they are in the same room. Tuned in to live show on twitch and they still got it,, funny and the fan interaction gives it an extra dynamic like the wacky neighbors in a sitcom

My absolute favorite thing about yall is whenever alexis slips up (ESL student), you guys turn whatever he said into comedy. Below are 3 old and 3 recent examples of this. Im sure u guys wont remember but i hope it makes u smile

golden state warriors - garden state warriors

NYCFC - NYC MC

Portland Timbers - Portland Timberlands

Fabian Delph - Jermaine Delph

Uber - cuber

Barnsley - burnsley

Matt22balls. ,

Got Me Feelin Gully

These guys really do live up to the “funniest soccer pod” status. Being stateside and enveloping myself in as many footy pods as my brain and time can manage, Cooligan’s is in my top three. I’m fortunate enough to chat with Alexis from time to time via socials, and it makes this show all the more enjoyable, tho I am still a toffee. Can’t recommend this pod enough. Stay gully boys!

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