US World Cup Draw Reaction, Huge Week For City/Liverpool, Daniel Alarcon Interview


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On this episode of Futbol with Grant Wahl, Chris Wittyngham joins Grant off the top to break down the latest news from the football world. They discuss the World Cup draw and how they think the US will fare, Liverpool and Manchester City having Champions League quarterfinals on either side of their massive Premier League encounter, Christian Eriksen's goal for Brentford, and more. Then, Grant interviews novelist and journalist Daniel Alarcón (34:10), the co-founder and host of Radio Ambulante who recently won a MacArthur Genius Grant. They discuss his love of the Peruvian national team, his various soccer fandoms (including Arsenal and the New York Red Bulls), the radio culture around soccer in South America, being friends since high school with the novelist and soccer fan John Green, and much more.

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