Call It What You Want: A CBS Sports Golazo Network Podcast

The CBS Sports Golazo Network presents Call It What You Want, a weekly podcast where Jimmy Conrad, Jesse Marsch and Charlie Davies cover all things USMNT and the state of the beautiful game in the United States.

Call It What You Want: A CBS Sports Golazo Network Podcast

The CBS Sports Golazo Network presents Call It What You Want, a weekly podcast where Jimmy Conrad, Jesse Marsch and Charlie Davies cover all things USMNT and the state of the beautiful game in the United States.

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  • Interview: Josh Sargent on success at Norwich, relationship with Haji Wright, and Copa America expectations (Morning Footy)

    The Morning Footy crew welcome in USMNT and Norwich City striker Josh Sargent. The group discuss his successful season with the Canaries scoring 15 goals and delivering 1 assist in just 22 appearances, a tally that makes the Missouri native the hottest forward in all of England regardless of division. Josh also discusses his relationship with USMNT teammate Haji Wright, the competitive parody in the Championship, and how his game has developed. And finally, a chat about playing in a World Cup, being a redhead, the competition at his position for the US team, and Copa America expectations.


    Morning Footy is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Morning Footy podcast on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @susannahcollins, @nicocantor1, @NotAlexis, @CharlieDavies9

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

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Episodes of This Show

  • Tyler Adams' injury setback | What next for PSV American trio? | Pulisic continues to win over Italy (Soccer 4/8)

    After scoring a banger against Mexico and making his triumphant Premier League debut for his new team, everything was looking up for Tyler Adams. But now the Bournemouth midfielder has been sidelined yet again due to back spasms. Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch discuss Adams' recurring injuries and what impact playing in the CONCACAF Nations League finals might have had on his recent recovery (03:51). Plus, with PSV close to clinching the Eredivisie title, the guys discuss next steps for Sergiño Dest and Malik Tillman (17:23) as well as the motivation behind the frustrated remarks against the Dutch club made by Ricardo Pepi's agent (26:14). Marco Messina joins to preview the all-Italian Europa League clash between AC Milan and Roma, and to talk about the Americans in Serie A (43:01). And how much stock should we place in the USMNT moving up to 11th in the FIFA rankings? (53:14)


    Call It What You Want is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Call It What You Want team on X: @JimmyConrad, @CharlieDavies9, @jessemarsch

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    You can also watch Call It What You Want on the CBS Sports Golazo Network for free on connected TVs and mobile devices through the CBS Sports app, Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com as well as Paramount+.

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, AFC Champion League by subscribing to Paramount+

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  • Tyler Adams, the alpha midfielder | Copa America Power Rankings | Brazil and Colombia friendly expectations (Soccer 4/1)

    Tyler Adams didn’t miss a beat (or a blade of grass) on his full Bournemouth debut which bodes very well for the USMNT midfielder depth chart. Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch discuss Gregg Berhalter’s options in the middle of the park and whether it’s time to move on from the MMA combo (05:31). Then, with Canada and Costa Rica qualifying for the Copa America, the guys rank the 16 teams in the competition and make their way-too-early group stage predictions (16:19). Analysis of Gio Reyna, Folarin Balogun and the aforementioned Adams' performances after another strong weekend for Americans Abroad (31:10). What can USMNT fans glean from Manchester City and Arsenal’s snoozefest, scoreless draw? (38:43) And who are the most talented soccer players outside of the white lines?  (47:18)

    Call It What You Want is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Call It What You Want team on X: @JimmyConrad, @CharlieDavies9, @jessemarsch

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    You can also watch Call It What You Want on the CBS Sports Golazo Network for free on connected TVs and mobile devices through the CBS Sports app, Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com as well as Paramount+.

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF, Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, AFC Champion League by subscribing to Paramount+

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  • Interview: Patrick Schulte on repping the USMNT U23s | Columbus Crew's title defense | Future aspirations (Morning Footy)

    Start your day with the perfect blend of news and analysis from the world’s game with the Morning Footy podcast. Download and follow Morning Footy on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!


    The Morning Footy crew welcome in Columbus Crew goalkeeper Patrick Schulte to discuss the USMNT U23s incredible March camp, the MLS title defense, and his future aspirations. Schulte won the MLS Cup in his rookie season and also has one cap with the senior men's national team. They also chat about his goalkeeping idols.


    Morning Footy is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Morning Footy podcast on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @susannahcollins, @nicocantor1, @NotAlexis, @CharlieDavies9

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, the Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

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  • Interview: Griffin Yow on USMNT U23s | Comeback draw against France | Developing at Westerlo (Morning Footy)

    Start your day with the perfect blend of news and analysis from the world’s game with the Morning Footy podcast. Download and follow Morning Footy on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!


    The Morning Footy crew welcome in USMNT U23 midfielder Griffin Yow who during this international break scored a goal and had two assists. Yow talks about what it felt like to score the game-tying goal against France, his takeaways from the match ahead of the Olympics, and what his time at Westerlo has been like. And finally, the group chat about what it would be like to make the U23 roster for the Olympics this summer and his love and support for Chelsea.


    Morning Footy is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Morning Footy podcast on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @susannahcollins, @nicocantor1, @NotAlexis, @CharlieDavies9

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, the Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

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  • Adams and Reyna clinch three-peat, USMNT compound Mexico's woes | CONCACAF Nations League final recap & reaction (Soccer 3/27)

    The USMNT remain the kings of CONCACAF following Sunday’s comprehensive victory over Mexico thanks to goals by Tyler Adams and Gio Reyna. Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch analyze the result and what it means for the region’s biggest rivalry - is it even a contest anymore?? Then, Felipe Cardenas of The Athletic joins to discuss El Tri’s new reality and the reasons behind the recent drop-off in talent. Plus, the USMNT U23 left France in buoyant mood after proving they belong at the Olympics, the MLS referee shutout is finally over, and Midge Purce has suffered a devastating injury setback.  


    Call It What You Want is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Call It What You Want team on X: @JimmyConrad, @CharlieDavies9, @jessemarsch

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    You can also watch Call It What You Want on the CBS Sports Golazo Network for free on connected TVs and mobile devices through the CBS Sports app, Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com as well as Paramount+.

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF, Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, AFC Champion League by subscribing to Paramount+

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  • USA vs. Mexico | CONCACAF Nations League final preview & projected USMNT XI (Soccer 3/23)

    The stage is set in Dallas for a clash between the two powerhouses of CONCACAF as El Tri look to scupper the United States Men's National Team's hopes of doing the Nations League three-peat. Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch preview the game and discuss Gregg Berhalter's selection decisions, the threats Mexico pose and which, if any, of Jamie Lozano's players could crack the USMNT starting lineup.


    Call It What You Want is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Call It What You Want team on X: @JimmyConrad, @CharlieDavies9, @jessemarsch

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    You can also watch Call It What You Want on the CBS Sports Golazo Network for free on connected TVs and mobile devices through the CBS Sports app, Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com as well as Paramount+.

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF, Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, AFC Champion League by subscribing to Paramount+

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  • Reyna and Wright spare USMNT blushes, secure CONCACAF Nations League final berth | USA vs. Jamaica recap (Soccer 3/22)

    The United States Men’s National Team advanced to Sunday’s Nations League final thanks to a late own goal and an extra-time brace from Haji Wright. Jimmy Conrad, Tony Meola and Jesse Marsch discuss the good, the bad and the ugly from the USMNT’s performance and address Gregg Berhalter’s post-game remarks which may or may not have been directed towards Jesse. Plus, the guys talk Gio Reyna’s super sub impact, analyze Mexico’s win over Panama and open up the CIWYW Mailbag!


    Call It What You Want is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Call It What You Want team on X: @JimmyConrad, @CharlieDavies9, @jessemarsch

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    You can also watch Call It What You Want on the CBS Sports Golazo Network for free on connected TVs and mobile devices through the CBS Sports app, Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com as well as Paramount+.

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF, Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, AFC Champion League by subscribing to Paramount+

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  • USA vs. Jamaica | CONCACAF Nations League semifinal preview & projected USMNT XI (Soccer 3/20)

    The CONCACAF Nations League finals are in Dallas, and so too is the Call It What You Want crew! Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch kick off a special week of coverage from the AT&T Stadium by diving straight into Thursday’s semifinal clash against the Reggae Boyz. Then, the guys welcome in special guest Tristan Torbett to talk about how his life changed on route to Malaysia to represent the U.S. Deaf Men’s National Team. Plus, how should the USMNT line up on Thursday, and how should U.S. fans feel about the Olympic draws for the men’s and the women’s teams?     


    Call It What You Want is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Call It What You Want team on X: @JimmyConrad, @CharlieDavies9, @jessemarsch

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    You can also watch Call It What You Want on the CBS Sports Golazo Network for free on connected TVs and mobile devices through the CBS Sports app, Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com as well as Paramount+.

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF, Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, AFC Champion League by subscribing to Paramount+

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  • Aaronson & Wright added to CNL roster | Jamaica’s danger men | The USMNT U-23s’ acid test (Soccer 3/18)

    After scoring the winners for their club sides on the weekend, Brenden Aaronson and Haji Wright have been added to the USMNT roster. Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch discuss what each player brings to the team, why Brandon Vazquez was overlooked, and what Leon Bailey’s absence from Jamaica’s squad means ahead of Thursday’s CNL clash. Plus, does the U.S. men’s Olympic team stand a chance against France’s U23s? Which Americans impressed the most across the pond? And what does Liga MX’s dominance in the CONCACAF Champions Cup say about MLS teams?


    USMNT roster news (06:10): Wright and Aaronson replace Sargent and LDLT; Is the door closed for Brandon Vazquez? 


    The Reggae Boyz (20:36): Who is Heimir Hallgrimsson?; Bailey cut from roster, Gray suspended for semifinal; Jamaica’s other weapons.


    Olympic ready? (32:37): Marko Mitrović names roster for March friendlies; U.S. Soccer’s youth development; expectations for France game.


    Americans Abroad (45:12): Pass the ball to Pulisic!; Haji Wright: the good and the bad.


    MLS vs. Liga MX (58:48): What can we learn from the Concacaf Champions Cup?


    Call It What You Want is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Call It What You Want team on X: @JimmyConrad, @CharlieDavies9, @jessemarsch

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    You can also watch Call It What You Want on the CBS Sports Golazo Network for free on connected TVs and mobile devices through the CBS Sports app, Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com as well as Paramount+.

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF, Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, AFC Champion League by subscribing to Paramount+

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  • Adams, Reyna & Sargent return to USA squad | USMNT CONCACAF Nations League roster reaction (Soccer 3/13)

    Gregg Berhalter’s squad for the CONCACAF Nations League finals sees Tyler Adams and Josh Sargent make their long-awaited returns to the national team, while Gio Reyna and Tim Weah retain their places despite a lack playing time for their club sides. Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch discuss the 23-man roster and the USMNT’s options ahead of next week’s showdown with Jamaica. Plus, Jimmy recaps PSV’s exit from the Champions League and the aforementioned Adams’ return to Premier League action.  

    Call It What You Want is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Call It What You Want team on X: @JimmyConrad, @CharlieDavies9, @jessemarsch

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    You can also watch Call It What You Want on the CBS Sports Golazo Network for free on connected TVs and mobile devices through the CBS Sports app, Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com as well as Paramount+.

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF, Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, AFC Champion League by subscribing to Paramount+

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  • Learning from Klopp and Guardiola | Reyna and CCV concerns | CNL roster talk | PSV’s UCL hopes (Soccer 3/11)

    Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch are taking the show to the CONCACAF Nations League finals next week and there’s a lot to discuss! Should Gregg Berhalter follow Nottingham Forest’s lead and leave Gio Reyna out of his squad? Is it too soon to bring Tyler Adams back to camp? Plus, many Americans impressed for their club teams over the weekend, but was Joe Scally one of them? And what can PSV do to silence Dortmund’s Yellow Wall on Wednesday?


    CIWYW is going to Texas! (05:05): Counting down to Dallas; What can USMNT learn from Liverpool vs. Man City?


    Roster news & debate (19:31): CCV injured, Tyler inching closer, Gio dropped... and which players round out the guys’ list of CNL roster locks?


    American Abroad (36:11): McKennie the assist machine, Dest to the rescue, Scally’s conservative approach. 


    UCL last 16 second leg preview (45:57): What PSV can do to get past Dortmund.


    W Gold Cup (52:01): Kilgore’s USWNT wins hardware and Jaedyn Shaw is the future!


    Call It What You Want is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Call It What You Want team on X: @JimmyConrad, @CharlieDavies9, @jessemarsch

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    You can also watch Call It What You Want on the CBS Sports Golazo Network for free on connected TVs and mobile devices through the CBS Sports app, Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com as well as Paramount+.

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF, Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, AFC Champion League by subscribing to Paramount+

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  • Introducing 'Beyond the Arc: A Daily NBA show from CBS Sports'

    On Monday, March 11, CBS Sports will launch BEYOND THE ARC, a new daily show and podcast covering all things NBA with co-hosts Ashley Nicole Moss, Bill Reiter and John Gonzalez and regular contributor Avery Johnson. 

    Download and follow on Apple PodcastsSpotify and anywhere else podcasts are found. 


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  • Berhalter hints at dropping Reyna | Pulisic scores Leao’s goal | USWNT’s water-logged win (Soccer 3/7)

    With the CONCACAF Nations League finals just around the corner, Gregg Berhalter has alluded to Gio Reyna playing a diminished role. Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch discuss the selection decisions facing the USMNT coach as he looks to fill his 23-man roster. Plus, Christian Pulisic’s controversial goal, the USWNT’s soggy win over Canada, and is CONCACAF disrespecting MLS teams?


    AC Milan 4-2 Slavia Prague (02:36): Christian Pulisic gets another player sent off and scores… but was it his goal to score?


    Berhalter ahead of CNL (12:34): Realistic expectations for Gio Reyna; a potential return for Tyler Adams?; where does Brandon Vazquez stand?


    W Gold Cup (31:04): Sandra Herrera of the Attacking Third podcast talks USWNT, water-logged soccer, the threat Brazil poses.


    Weekend preview (45:12): LDLT at the Bernabeu, Kevin Paredes versus unbeaten Leverkusen.


    CONACACAF Power Rankings (51:08): How come Liga MX clubs dominate the Top 10? 


    Call It What You Want is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Call It What You Want team on X: @JimmyConrad, @CharlieDavies9, @jessemarsch

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

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    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, W Gold Cup, NWSL, USL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, AFC Champion League by subscribing to Paramount+

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  • The U.S. Open Cup compromise | USMNT CNL what ifs | Matarazzo’s Bundesliga development (Soccer 3/4)

    It’s official, only eight MLS teams will compete in the 2024 U.S. Open Cup. Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch discuss the Major League Soccer-U.S. Soccer power dynamic as uncertainty hangs over the future of the country’s oldest club competition. Plus, Gregg Berhalter’s Nations League midfield options, Christian Pulisic’s mastery of the dark arts, flowers for Pellegrino Matarazzo, and the greatest USMNT of all time! 


    New look Open Cup (05:55): MLS breaks with tradition while Leagues Cup gets full participation.


    CNL lineup questions (16:25): What if no Adams or McKennie? Should Tillman start over Gio?


    Americans Abroad (30:14): Pulisic outsmarts Lazio, Charlie endorses Sargent, Malik on target.


    Coach in focus (42:51): Matarazzo has Hoffenheim dreaming of Europe. 


    Leaked kits (53:45): What is the best ever USMNT jersey? 


    Call It What You Want is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Call It What You Want team on X: @JimmyConrad, @CharlieDavies9, @jessemarsch

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    You can also watch Call It What You Want on the CBS Sports Golazo Network for free on connected TVs and mobile devices through the CBS Sports app, Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com as well as Paramount+.

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF, Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, AFC Champion League by subscribing to Paramount+

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  • Jermaine Jones on effects of bad boy perception, switch to USMNT, the desire to coach, and regrets in life (Kickin' It)

    Join Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu as they connect with the biggest names from global soccer on the Kickin’ It podcast. Download and follow Kickin’ It on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!


    Jermaine Jones joins Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu to talk about the truth behind making the switch from the German National Team to the U.S. Men's National Team, how being born in Germany instead of the United States has affected his legacy and future, his no-holds-barred approach to social media, and the rewards of coaching.


    The Switch (03:59): Decision to join the USMNT, trying to reconnect with father, feeling like you belong.  


    Assessment and Appreciation (11:59): Growing up in Germany, colleagues versus friends, competitive nature.


    Reputation (19:03): Perceived as a "bad boy," fighting for the weakest, sharing personal life on social media.


    Relationship highs and lows (28:26): Family, divorce, and finding inspiration in opportunity.


    Coaching and life parallels (37:56): Managing from personal perspective, past coach take-aways, any overall regrets.


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  • The problem with MLS’ replacement refs | Unpacking Pulisic’s xG | USMNT roster locks revisited (Soccer 2/26)

    Who would dare say Christian Pulisic’s first season at AC Milan has been anything other than a resounding success? James Benge, that’s who. Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch welcome the CBS Sports journalist on to explain his misgivings about the American’s underlying stats. Then, CBS Sports rules expert Christina Unkel joins to talk about MLS replacement referees and the standard of officiating during the opening weekend of the season. Plus, the guys talk Americans Abroad and revisit their CONCACAF Nations League roster locks.  


    Talent vs. xG (05:23): James Benge explains his ‘Pulisic is overrated’ take.


    MLS replacement refs (22:09): Christina Unkel on the ongoing dispute between MLS/PRO and PRSA, the shortcomings of replacement refs, negotiations.  


    Americans Abroad (38:45): Folarin Balogun ends goal drought, Chris Richards opens his PL account, Weston McKennie excels & dislocates shoulder.


    Preliminary CNL squad (50:04): John Brooks among 60-man list, who are the automatic picks for the next USMNT roster?


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  • Pulisic is NOT overrated! | Tillman pushing for No. 10 spot | What is going on with the U.S. Open Cup? (Soccer 2/23)

    It was a busy week for Americans in European competitions and that’s where Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch start the show! Plus, what does the future hold for the U.S. Open Cup? The guys discuss the latest reports surrounding the 2024 edition of the tournament as the participation of MLS teams is still yet to be finalized. Then, a look ahead to the American players to watch this weekend, and did Malik Tillman make an enemy of the Reggae Boyz?!


    AC Milan reach UEL Round of 16 (04:08): Pass Christian Pulisic the rock, finding Yunus Musah’s best position.


    PSV 1-1 Dortmund (20:03): USMNT trio shine bright in UCL; should Malik Tillman start in Copa America? 


    What next for the U.S. Open Cup? (30:02): MLS’ self-made scheduling mess; history versus finances; the squad depth argument.


    Weekend preview (43:20): Right-backs on both sides of the pond; Brenden Aaronson vs. Lennard Maloney; Miles Robinson expectations. 


    Bulletin Board Material (49:44): Malik Tillman’s post-game comments about Jamaica.


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  • Jesse Marsch on Leeds heartbreak, coaching Haaland, media work, the USMNT’s ceiling (Kickin' It)

    Join Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu as they connect with the biggest names from global soccer on the Kickin’ It podcast. Download and follow Kickin’ It on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!


    Jesse Marsch joins Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu to talk about coaching the latter three, the all-consuming nature of the Premier League, what he loves about managing, embracing the USMNT’s characteristics, and much more.  


    La dolce vita (01:27): Moving to Italy, the transient life of a coach, prioritizing relationships over winning.  


    USMNT (10:55): Dropping Mo at the World Cup, man-managing Michael Bradley, setting expectations for the current generation. 


    First impressions (21:50): Working with new players, learning from time at Leeds, looking for the next challenge, the importance of family. 


    American coaches (30:11): Experience matters, identifying what Erling Haaland needed at Salzburg, the reward of coaching “challenging” players. 


    Dealing with the media (38:02): Speaking as an analyst versus speaking as a coach, meeting your heroes, speaking German. 


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  • MLS lockout: Refs’ union rejects CBA | What is qualifies as a “signature” USMNT win? (Soccer 2/19)

    The MLS season will kick off with replacement referees after unionized match officials rejected the terms offered during Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations. Jimmy Conrad, Jesse Marsch and Tony Meola discuss the Professional Soccer Referees Association’s (PSRA) demands as well as the potential impact that stand-in refs could have on the competition.  


    Ref lockout (05:13): MLS/PRO and PSRA at odds before Inter Miami vs. Real Salt Lake season opener.


    Americans Abroad (18:04): Ricardo Pepi needs to score more; Josh Sargent can’t be ignored; why does Gio Reyna struggle for minutes? 


    What classifies a “signature win”? (34:52): Gregg Berhalter’s time constraints; Style and substance “not mutually exclusive”


    PSV vs. Dortmund preview (47:55): three Americans left standing in UCL; Folarin Balogun’s Monaco goal drought.  


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  • Tony Meola talks Olympic goalkeepers, the great state of New Jersey, Americans on his beloved Milan (Soccer 2/16)

    Jimmy Conrad and Jesse Marsch welcome in National Soccer Hall of Famer and bonafide USMNT legend Tony Meola for a wide-ranging conversation about goalkeepers, Americans in European continental competitions, ending a 40-year World Cup qualification drought, growing up in Kearny, and much more!


    AC Milan 3-0 Rennes (05:53): Christian Pulisic and Yunus Musah start in Europa League rout, but does Stefano Pioli’s system stifle them? 


    Real Betis 0-1 Dinamo Zagreb (17:36): Has Johnny Cardoso done enough to make the Copa America roster?


    Goalkeepers (27:26): Matt Turner still No. 1 despite Forest fumbles / Tony’s thoughts on the USMNT’s next generation of goalkeepers.


    Weekend Preview (37:39): Josh Sargent on a heater / Jedi Robinson and Tim Ream’s Aston Villa test / question marks over Tim Weah.


    The Billion Dollar Goal (45:01): Tony’s memories of the 1990 team / New Jersey’s imprint on U.S. Soccer / hosting the 2026 World Cup final. 


    Jersey swap (60:14): Tony’s Walter Zenga flex!


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  • Copa America & Olympic tune-ups | Americans score big in Europe | Blackburn's McGuire fiasco | MLS players to watch (Soccer 2/12)

    With the USMNT reportedly poised to play friendlies against Colombia and Brazil in June, Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch discuss the possibility of facing a potential Copa America opponent right before the tournament starts, and whether Gregg Berhalter’s system contains enough flexibility to pose either side a problem. (04:59)

    Meanwhile, Charlie isn’t overly optimistic about the U-23 U.S. men’s national team’s chances ahead of their Olympic Games warm-up match against hosts and early favorites France. (15:25)

    Then, the guys react to Duncan McGuire returning stateside after his move to Blackburn Rovers collapsed due to a clerical error. Is another season at Orlando City a blessing in disguise for the 23-year-old? (23:35)

    There were goals galore for the Americans Abroad over the weekend. Jimmy and Charlie spotlight two players who got on the scoresheet - Taylor Booth and Johnny Cardoso - while Jesse waxes lyrical over defensive stalwarts Tim Ream and Antonee Robinson. (32:27)

    On the domestic front, the guys preview the 2024 MLS season and pick out their three Americans to watch in the context of the national team. (42:45)

    And with whispers that IFAB is looking to introduce sin bins to the game, the guys weigh in on the controversial blue card idea. (59:05)


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  • New Jersey gets the World Cup final! | Gio's Premier League bow | Transfer Deadline Day grades (Soccer 2/5)

    The MetLife Stadium in New Jersey will be the venue for the 2026 World Cup final, and the USMNT will play all their group stage games on the west coast! Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch react to FIFA’s schedule reveal for the expanded tournament and discuss how heat and humidity will have a huge bearing on how teams perform at the tournament (05:55).

    In Americans Abroad news, brothers Zach and Taylor Booth faced off against each other and each of them got on the scoresheet, Gio Reyna made his first Premier League appearance, and Weston McKennie and Tim Weah were on the losing side of a gripping Derby d’Italia. (21:10)

    The guys discuss Lindsey Horan’s interview with The Athletic and share their thoughts on the USWNT captain’s controversial comments about American soccer fans. (40:35)

    Then, it’s time to grade the deadline day moves made by the likes of Gio Reyna and Paxten Aaronson, as well as comment on the clerical error that may have scuppered Duncan McGuire’s transfer to Blackburn Rovers. (51:13)

    And finally, are Inter Miami’s preseason results and performances damaging the image of MLS?  (63:10)


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  • Where next for Reyna? | Vazquez takes Mexico by storm | USMNT goalkeeper struggles (Soccer 1/29)

    With transfer deadline day looming large in Europe’s Top 5 leagues, Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch discuss Gio Reyna’s uncertain situation at Dortmund and whether the clubs the seldom used playmaker has been linked with would actually be a good fit. (04:00)

    Then, more transfer talk as the guys react to the latest rumors doing the rounds as well as Cameron Carter-Vickers’ decision to extend his stay at Celtic. (20:34)

    Kevin Paredes, Christian Pulisic, Tim Weah and Brandon Vazquez get their flowers in this week’s Americans Abroad segment, and Jimmy wants to know if the latter's hot start in Liga MX could see him unseat the likes of Folarin Balogun and Ricardo Pepi for a starting spot on the national team. (33:07)

    With Nottingham Forest reportedly on the market for a new goalkeeper, the crew unpack Matt Turner’s Premier League numbers and whether the USMNT’s strongest position historically is now suddenly a problem spot. (46:43)

    And Jesse pays homage to Jurgen Klopp following the German manager’s decision to leave Liverpool at the end of the season. (58:08)

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  • Interview: Luca De La Torre talks back heels, octopus, Rafa Benítez, life in La Liga (Morning Footy)

    Start your day with the perfect blend of news and analysis from the world’s game with the Morning Footy podcast. Download and follow Morning Footy on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!


    USMNT midfield maestro Luca De La Torre tells the Morning Footy crew how his Celta de Vigo teammates reacted to his Copa Del Rey wonder goal, how he is adapting to life in Spain, and how the perception of American players is changing in Europe. 


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  • USMNT tactics, Nations League roster locks, McKennie’s re-Juve-nation, Dest burning bridges (Soccer 1/21)

    Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch circle back on the USMNT’s friendly defeat to Slovenia and discuss their key takeaways from the January camp. (08:00)

    Then, the guys spin the conversation forward to March’s CONCACAF Nations League by revealing their locks for the 23-man roster (20:04) as well as weighing up the pros and cons of Gregg Berhalter playing with three at the back. (25:00)

    It was a weekend to forget for Matt Turner, but it wasn’t all doom and gloom for the Americans Abroad as the guys analyze Weston McKennie, Luca De La Torre and Josh Sargent’s upticks in form. (38:20)

    And Sergiño Dest’s comments about a return to Barcelona looking unlikely with Xavi still in charge sparks a discussion about the importance of maintaining professional relationships and two distinct approaches to managing big egos - fear versus persuasion.  (46:55)

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  • USMNT fall flat against Slovenia to close out January camp | recap & reaction (Soccer 1/20)

    Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch react to the USMNT’s first game of 2024, a largely flat performance in a 1-0 defeat to Slovenia. The guys analyze Gregg Berhalter’s starting XI and tactics, and go line-by-line to discuss how each player acquitted himself after eight days of January camp.   

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  • Jesse’s USMNT starting XI, Reyna’s new agent, McKennie & the midfield pecking order (Soccer 1/15)

    Jimmy Conrad and Charlie Davies react to Jesse Marsch’s proposed starting lineup for Saturday’s friendly against Slovenia. Spoiler alert: it doesn’t include Diego Luna! (06:04) Then, the guys give flowers to Joe Scally and Venezia duo Gianluca Busio and Tanner Tessman (23:40) before discussing Weston McKennie’s incredible form for Juventus and which midfielders they would displace from a fully-fit USMNT player pool (30:19). Gio Reyna’s situation at Dortmund looks untenable, but with super agent Jorge Mendes now fighting in his corner perhaps a move to greener pastures is just on the horizon? (37:40) And should Luciano Acosta get a U.S. passport, should Gregg Berhalter be the first person to congratulate the reigning MLS MVP? (48:11)

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  • Interview: Brian White on first USMNT call up, January camp competition, Vancouver goals, New Jersey's player pipeline (Morning Footy)

    The Morning Footy crew welcome in USMNT and Vancouver White Caps forward Brian White to discuss his first time with the National team, the level of play at January camp, why New Jersey is such a hotbed for quality players, and his time spent with Vanni Sartini.


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  • Interview: Kevin Paredes talks USMNT, being named 2023 Young Player of the Year, time in Europe (Morning Footy)

    The Morning Footy crew welcome in USMNT player and recently awarded 2023 Young Player of the Year Kevin Paredes to the show to talk about the significance of the accomplishment, life at Wolfsburg, and expectations from coach Berhalter. The group also discuss the transition to playing in Europe, facing off against Bayern Munich, and Paredes weighs in on the "Animals" Best XI trend.


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  • January USMNT roster reaction, Dike back with a bang, the lure of Liga MX, Olympic old heads (Soccer 1/8)

    Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch pick over the inclusions and exclusions on the first USMNT roster of 2024 and lay out their expectations for the upcoming friendly against Slovenia (04:05). With the Copa America and Olympic Games just around the corner, the guys reveal their picks for which overage players to bring to the latter (22:09). In Americans Abroad news, Daryl Dike made a triumphant return for West Brom, Tim Weah is cracking into the Juventus starting XI, and Christian Pulisic continues to silence the haters (34:58). Brandon Vazquez and Cade Cowell are being linked with moves to two Mexican giants, so should MLS be worried about the pulling power of Liga MX? (49:40) And Jesse pays tribute to Franz Beckenbauer following the Germany and NASL legend’s passing. (59:29)

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  • Miles Robinson staying in MLS, Josh Sargent scoring again, January camp wishlist, no Americans on Top 100 list (Soccer 1/3)

    Miles Robinson to FC Cincinnati? Djordje Mihailovic back to MLS? Jadon Sancho displacing Gio Reyna? Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch react to a busy day of transfer reports involving American players (05:20). Then, it’s time for the Americans Abroad report following solid performances by Haji Wright, Timothy Weah and Josh Sargent (20:34). More Miles Robinson talk as the conversation shifts to the January camp and who Gregg Berhalter should include in his first roster of the new year (30:55). Is the absence of any USMNT players on The Guardian’s ‘Top 100 footballers of 2023’ list an indictment of the “Golden Generation”? (46:05) And finally, the guys make their predictions for 2024 (56:28).  


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  • Chris Richards as a 6 | Gio needs a move | Cardoso joins Betis | Time to bring back Brooks? (Soccer 12/28)

    Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch close out 2023 with the inaugural Call It What You Want Awards, celebrating USMNT excellence across the calendar year! But first, Jesse shares his thoughts on USSF rejecting MLS’ attempts to send Next Pro teams to the U.S. Open Cup (04:44). The guys discuss Chris Richards being moved into Crystal Palace’s midfield, and whether Gregg Berhalter should be taking notes (20:39), as well as Johnny Cardoso becoming a Bético. The January transfer window is around the corner so the conversation shifts to potential landing spots for Gio Reyna and Brenden Aaronson (36:53). Then, has the time come to faze Tim Ream out of the National Team? And is John Brooks the best replacement for the Fulham veteran? (50:41)

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  • BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Soccer denies MLS’ request to play youth teams in U.S. Open Cup (Morning Footy)

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    Emergency pod! U.S. Soccer has rejected MLS’ request to withdraw first teams from the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The Morning Footy crew react welcome in Felipe Cárdenas, Jimmy Conrad and Charlie Davies to discuss the latest developments in the back-and-forth between the federation and the league.


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  • The U.S. Open Cup matters | Americans meet in UCL | Turner's Forest future | MLS updates rules (Soccer 12/28)

    Jimmy Conrad and Charlie Davies react to PSV and Dortmund being drawn together in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 and discuss AC Milan’s chances of winning the Europa League (4:20). Jesse Marsch to help analyze the performances of three European-based Americans in Emmanuel Sabbi, Malik Tillman and Matt Turner (15:55), and tip their caps to newly-crowned Liga MX champion Alejandro Zendejas. Things take an emotional turn as the crew lament MLS’ controversial plans to withdraw its first teams from the historic and beloved Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup (25:55). Then, Jimmy and Jesse share their thoughts on the new rules coming to MLS next season (45:03). And what does FIFA’s revamped Club World Cup format mean for CONCACAF teams as the United States gets set to host the 2025 edition of the competition (52:52)?

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  • Pulisic and Musah bow out of UCL, Pepi’s PSV awakening, MLS rejects fourth DP idea, Americans Abroad weekend preview (Soccer 12/14)

    Four Americans will fight another day in the UEFA Champions League following this week’s nail-biting group stage finale. Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch analyze Christian Pulisic and Yunus Musah’s performances as AC Milan had to settle for a Europa League berth (03:01), and discuss Gio Reyna’s minor role at Dortmund (14:35). PSV are flying high on all fronts, so how can the USMNT make the most of Sergiño Dest, Malik Tillman and Ricardo Pepi (20:55)? The crew react to the CONCACAF Champions Cup draw (29:04) and discuss MLS’s byzantine roster rules following Don Garber’s confirmation that no fourth DP spot is coming (41:25). Then, a look ahead to a weekend of must-watch games from an Americans Abroad standpoint with Yedi Robinson and Tim Ream traveling to Newcastle (54:57) while Weston McKennie and Juventus aim to move into top spot in Serie A (59:56). And with The Billion Dollar Goal now streaming on Paramount+, the guys pay homage to the late, great Grant Wahl (64:34). 


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  • USMNT signature wins, Copa America expectations, Balogun’s evolving game, Crew clinch MLS Cup (Soccer 12/11)

    Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Jesse Marsch have a new podcast! In the first full-length episode of Call It What You Want, the guys discuss the Columbus Crew’s victory in the MLS Cup final and which USMNT-eligible players impressed them most over the 2023 season. Charlie is pleased to see Matt Turner reclaim his starting spot at Forest, Jesse examines Folarin Balogun’s progress at Monaco, and Jimmy is concerned about Tim Ream’s status at Fulham. 

    Plus, with the Copa America draw now set, the crew react to the group stage opponents keeping Gregg Berhalter awake at night, while Jesse laments the Stars and Stripes’ lack of wins over the very best teams. And with the three-part documentary series The Billion Dollar Goal now streaming on Paramount+, the guys tip their caps to the heroes who ended the USMNT’s 40-year World Cup absence.   

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  • Introducing Call It What You Want

    The CBS Sports Golazo Network presents Call It What You Want, a weekly podcast where Jimmy Conrad, Jesse Marsch and Charlie Davies share their unique insights and strong opinions about the United States men’s national team. Call It What You Want is a passionate and unapologetic conversation where three former USMNT players talk tactics, American players at home and abroad, youth categories, MLS, the state of the beautiful game in the United States, and more!

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  • Midge Purce on Gotham’s NWSL title, missing out on the World Cup, Carli Lloyd’s USWNT remarks, going to Harvard (Kickin' It)

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    Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu welcome in the recently-crowned NWSL Championship MVP Midge Purce to talk about NJ/NY Gotham’s remarkable season, her reaction to Megan Rapinoe getting injured in her farewell game, and how being left off the USWNT’s World Cup roster changed her perspective on things. Midge shares her thoughts on the increased level of competition on the international stage, Carli Lloyd’s comments about players lacking focus, and the polarizing nature of being a female athlete. Then, Midge’s father, James, joins the crew to talk about raising a Harvard graduate, supporting his daughter’s love of soccer, and encouraging her to work twice as hard as everyone else. 


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  • Thomas Rongen on discovering Clint Dempsey and Charlie Davies, learning for Johan Cruyff, being different (Kickin' It)

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    Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu welcome in CBS Sports colleague and former United States U-20 MYNT head coach Thomas Rongen to talk about his experiences as U.S. Soccer’s chief scout. Thomas opens up about his unorthodox approach to coaching, coming to America from the Netherlands, getting posterized by George Best during his NASL playing days, and his regrets about not consoling Clint and Charlie after each of them had suffered a personal tragedy. Then, the tables turn and it’s Kate’s turn to be interviewed as the guys ask about her career path, love of soccer, and succeeding in a male-dominated industry. 

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  • Landon Donovan on getting cut in 2014, pledging allegiance to Mexico, being tied for US goals, learning about compassion (Kickin' It)

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    In the second half of a two-part interview, Landon Donovan joins Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu to talk about his experience of not getting selected for his fourth World Cup, pledging his support for Mexico in 2018, being tied with Dempsey for goals, and learning that he's the world's all-time national team assist leader. He also talks about his regret over never showing love and support to his teammates the way they did for him when he didn't make the World Cup roster in 2014.


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  • Landon Donovan on Clint Dempsey relationship, USMNT then vs. now, time spent in Europe, Christian Pulisic and MLS (Kickin' It)

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    In the first of a two-part interview, Landon Donovan joins Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu to talk about his career, upbringing and mental health journey. Landon and Clint discuss why they weren't close as teammates, how their relationship improved post-retirement, and reminisce about playing together for the USMNT. Then, Landon compares the current USMNT generation with his own, and the crew press him on whether he still believes that Christian Pulisic should have joined an MLS team ahead of the 2026 World Cup.


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  • Jozy Altidore on missing out on the 2018 World Cup, being booed, MLS vs. Europe, free agency (Kickin' It)

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    Jozy Altidore joins Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu to talk about his time on the United States men’s national team, family life with his wife and tennis champion Sloane Stephens, and the development of soccer in the United States. He also discusses the pain of failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, “being booed for four or five years,” and his thoughts on the USMNT’s current crop of talent.


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  • Matt Turner on the Gio Reyna and Gregg Berhalter situation, learning soccer on YouTube, fighting to be number one (Kickin' It)

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    Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey and Charlie Davies chat with United States National Team goalkeeper Matt Turner about his unlikely path to playing in the Premier League and World Cup, being consulted on Gregg Berhalter’s performance as USMNT head coach, teaching himself how to become a goalkeeper, the highs and lows of life and much more. 


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  • Thierry Henry on looking for approval from his father, being saved by his kids, embracing his emotions (Kickin' It)

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    Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey and Charlie Davies continue their candid conversation with France's legendary striker Thierry Henry, hitting on themes of family, loss, forgiveness and acceptance. Thierry opens up about being a “pain in the neck for the good of the cause,” feeling like a stranger in his own home and learning to be vulnerable after years of repressing his emotions. Clint reflects on the heartbreak and anger he felt after losing his sister, and Charlie talks about the perspective he gained after his promising playing career was abruptly cut short by a devastating car accident. 


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  • Thierry Henry on Christian Pulisic’s mistakes, his Arsenal turning point, developing young talent

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    Kickin’ It debuts in style with the first of a two-part interview with an all-time great, Thierry Henry, who joins Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey and Charlie Davies to discuss life and the beautiful game. Thierry encourages Christian Pulisic to replicate the fearlessness he shows on the international stage with his club team, “As a creative player if you don’t try to make mistakes, you cannot succeed.” He also explains how, before becoming an Arsenal legend, he initially struggled with the Gunners and what he did to earn Dennis Bergkamp’s respect. Clint describes the underdog mentality of US players which prompts a discussion about youth development and France’s world-famous Clairefontaine academy, where Thierry honed his skills. And things take an emotional turn as Charlie opens up about his childhood and what drove him to pursue a career in soccer. 

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  • Berhalter hasn't spoken to Reyna, USMNT roster reaction, Americans in UCL, more! (Soccer 8/31/2023)

    Gregg Berhalter has named his first roster since returning as head coach of the USMNT and Jimmy Conrad and Charlie Davies have some thoughts about it. They talk inclusions, omissions and the manager's Gio Reyna comments. Plus, Folarin Balogun gets his Monaco move, Lionel Messi is brought down to earth in MLS, and what does the UCL draw mean for the record-number of Americans involved in the competition?


    (02:20) USMNT roster reaction: Cremaschi, Lund & overall thoughts

    (12:05) Berhalter hasn't spoken with Gio Reyna since the World Cup

    (24:15) Balogun completes Monaco move

    (28:10) UCL draw: Milan & Dortmund land in 'Group of Death' 

    (42:15) Inter Miami, Messi drop points to Nashville 

    (51:10) MLS midweek recap

    (55:30) Herdman leaves Canada for Toronto

     

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  • Messi leads Miami to Houston showdown | US Open Cup reaction (Soccer 8/24/2023)

    The US Open Cup semifinals delivered the drama in spades as Inter Miami clawed back a two-goal deficit and Houston Dynamo scored twice in extra time to advance to the final. Jimmy Conrad and Heath Pearce recap all the action and talk Lionel Messi's impending MLS debut as well as some the provisional USMNT roster. And Charlie Davies swings by to talk Americans Abroad!

    (02:30) Inter Miami fight back, FC Cincinnati blow it

    (10:45) Houston vs RSL reaction & flowers for Ben Olsen

    (20:01) Managing Messi's MLS minutes: Will he rest against NYRB?

    (34:45) Cermaschi's dual-national dilemma

    (42:07) Balogun reportedly nears Monaco move

    (45:50) Ricardo Pepi's hat-trick & Dest's PSV debut

    (49:45) Americans Abroad weekend preview

    (53:11) San Diego Loyal folds

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  • Another final for Messi and Inter Miami? | U.S. Open Cup semifinals preview (08/22/2023)

    The Lionel Messi Show travels to Ohio as Inter Miami look to book their spot in the U.S. Open Cup final. Jimmy Conrad and Heath Pearce preview both of Wednesday's semifinals, unpack a weekend of Serie A debuts (including Christina Pulisic's AC Milan masterclass) and react to Sergino Dest and Tyler Adams getting fresh starts at new clubs.

    (02:20) U.S. Open Cup brackets revisited

    (05:24) Kamal Miller on FC Cincinnati's danger men

    (13:15) Pat Noonan's plans to stop Messi & Inter Miami

    (17:57) Houston Dynamo v Real Salt Lake preview

    (23:55) Americans Abroad: Pulisic's perfect start for Milan, Weah & Weston play

    (28:44) Balogun linked to Chelsea, Tyler Adams joins Bournemouth

    (35:28) Sergino Dest's PSV loan move

    (40:44) Bundesliga: Aaronsons & John brooks

    (45:37) Dax McCarthy shows off Messi jersey... should he have?


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  • Inter Miami and Messi take down Nashville SC in PK to win Leagues Cup! (Soccer 8/20/2023)

    Messi scores....AGAIN and leads Inter Miami to their first ever trophy after a thrilling penalty shootout. Jimmy Conrad and Heath Pearce recap the action from a Leagues Cup final that did not disappoint!


    (1:03) -- Initial thoughts to Messi Magic

    (7:00) -- Like that both teams went for it

    (9:00) -- Is it a Cinderella Story?

    (17:58) -- U.S. Open Cup Semifinal Preview

    (22:28) -- Don't sleep on Nashville SC

    (26:10) -- GK taking penalties.....


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  • Messi goes to Music City: Nashville SC vs Inter Miami | Leagues Cup final preview (Soccer 8/17/2023)

    Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Heath Pearce dissect Philadelphia Union's mistakes against Lionel Messi and Inter Miami (05:12) and look ahead to Saturday's Leagues Cup title-deciding game in Nashville (10:25). Then, the guys take a closer look at the Americans gearing up for the starts of the Serie A and Bundesliga seasons (29:59). And Vlatko Andonovski's resignation as USWNT boss sparks a discussion about who his replacement should be (44:10) as well as Spain and England's chances ahead of Sunday's Women's World Cup final (55:25).


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  • USMNT transfer tracker, Leagues Cup greatest hits, Americans Abroad weekend recap (Soccer 8/15/2023)

    Jimmy Conrad and Heath Pearce unpack the weekend's Premier League, Eredivisie and Championship action from the perspective of the USMNT. Plus, the latest transfer news as it pertains to the likes of Cade Cowell, Folarin Balogun and Jesus Ferreira. And Lionel Messi hasn't been the only reason to watch Leagues Cup, the guys list off their favorite moments from the competition so far before reacting to Neymar's move to Al-Hilal.   

    (2:28) Women's World Cup: Spain reaches final, has La Roja left USWNT behind?

    (10:30) Americans Abroad weekend recap

    (22:35) Jesus Ferreira linked to Cadiz

    (25:45) Monaco want Balogun amid Tottenham rumors

    (29:30) Sergino Dest needs a move, quick!

    (34:55) Is Cade Cowell right for Bologna?

    (38:10) Tyler Adams to Bournemouth talk

    (40:50) Leagues Cup: There's more than just Messi!

    (50:12) Neymar joins Al-Hilal

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  • Mexico's Leagues Cup Gripes, Tyler Turns Blue, Premier League Season Preview (Soccer 8/10/2023)

    Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Heath Pearce look ahead to Friday's Leagues Cup Elite Eight action and discuss where the competition needs to improve amid Liga MX complaints about the format favoring MLS teams (10:06). Plus, reaction to Chelsea reportedly triggering Tyler Adams release clause (23:28) and analysis of all the Americans competing in the 2023/24 Premier League season (33:57). And when is a player too young to turn pro? The guys discuss Sacramento Republic signing 13-year-old FC Da'vian Kimbrough (49:45). 

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  • Tyler Adams to Chelsea, Matt Turner to Nottingham Forest & other USMNT transfer stories (Soccer 8/8/2023)

    Jimmy Conrad and Heath Pearce unpack the latest transfer reports involving the likes of Tyler Adams, Matt Turner and Folarin Balogun. Plus, more Lionel Messi magic in Leagues Cup and fallout from the USWNT's premature World Cup exit.

    (02: 29) -- Tyler Adams to Chelsea rumors

    (11:10) -- Matt Turner plans to sign with Nottingham Forrest

    (20:26) -- Folarin Balogun move rejected by Arsenal

    (24:20) -- Yunus Musah to AC Milan

    (31:28) -- Can anyone stop Inter Miami and Messi?

    (44:24) -- USWNT fallout and next steps

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  • Inter Miami's Messi glow-up, Leagues Cup reaction, USWNT v Sweden preview (8/3/2023)

    Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Heath Pearce discuss the Leagues Cup Round of 32 and the rising-tide effect Lionel Messi and Sergio Busquets have had on their Inter Miami teammates. Plus, transfer talk including MLS Deadline Day and Auston Trusty's move to Sheffield United. And a look ahead to the USWNT's crunch World Cup clash against their old Scandinavian foes.


    (03:55) -- Tata Martino impact on Inter Miami

    (15:25) -- Referee's impact on game

    (25:33) -- Auston Trusty to Sheffield United

    (27:35) -- Tom Brady gets into the real football

    (31:12) -- MLS Deadline

    (37:45) -- USWNT vs Sweden preview


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  • Serie A loves Americans | USWNT not flexing | Leagues Cup Round of 32 preview (Soccer 8/1/2023)

    Yunus Musah is set to become the latest USMNT star to join the ranks of Serie A, and Folarin Balogun could be following close behind! Jimmy Conrad and Heath Pearce discuss the influx of Americans into the Italian top-flight. Plus, a look at the week's Leagues Cup action and just how worried should we be about the USWNT's Women's World Cup campaign? 

    (03:15) USWNT 0-0 Portugal: Carli Lloyd calls out Group E runners-up

    (09:43) Vlakto tactics and the discourse around the tram

    (22:45) Musah nearing Milan, Balogun on Inter watch

    (32:45) Matt Turner's sticky Arsenal situation

    (37:37) MLS moves: Zelaryan out, Rossi in

    (41:50) Leagues Cup Round of 32 preview 

    (48:24) Bruce Arena put on administrative leave

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  • Does the Leagues Cup matter without Messi? | USWNT v Netherlands takeaways (Soccer 7/27/2023)

    Lionel Messi put on another show in the Leagues Cup, but outside of Inter Miami games the competition is struggling to attract fans. Do MLS and Liga MX need to go back to the drawing board? Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Heath Pearce discuss the newly-created tournament and react to the USWNT's 1-1 draw against the Dutch.


    (02:25) USWNT 1-1 Netherlands reaction

    (09:27) Should Julie Ertz starting against Portugal?

    (22:21) Messi toys with Atlanta United

    (26:54) MLS and the lost art of defending

    (48:15) Does Leagues Cup have legs?


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  • Inter Miami's Messi moment, DC United's racism fallout, Tyler Adams' injury setback (Soccer 7/25/2023)

    Lionel Messi lived up to the hype on his Leagues Cup debut, but can Argentine legend really make Inter Miami a competitive team? Jimmy Conrad and Heath Pearce discuss that, the Women's World Cup, Tyler Adams fitness concerns and more!


    (05:34) -- Messi's cinematic debut

    (25:07) -- Atlas FC apologizes after Nazi quote and DC United's Fountas accused of using racial slur

    (41:45) -- Tyler Adams fitness concerns

    (46:58) -- McKennie vs. Kessie

    (51:15) -- Greatest moment in US Soccer history


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  • Reyna's new role, Inter Miami's BIG week, MLS All-Star Game takeaways, Balogun's ideal landing spot (Soccer 7/21/2023)

    Jimmy Conrad and Heath Pearce discuss Gio Reyna's comments regarding his USMNT future (02:27) as well as the expectations ahead of next year's Copa America as Gregg Berhalter retakes the reins of the national team (11:07). Then, some Women's World Cup talk as the USWNT look to three-peat (20:41) before the conversation turns to Inter Miami's historic week and whether Messi and friends know what awaits them in MLS (25:20). And after Arsenal ran riot in DC, has the time come to rethink the MLS All-Star game (32:30)? The guys also unpack the latest headlines concerning Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie and Folarin Balogun (41:10).

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