Episode 1492: USWNT Celebrations, La Liga Surveillance, Copa America
The USWNT were criticised for overcelebrating the last few goals in their 13-0 win against Thailand. But what’s a “natural” reaction to scoring a goal anyway?
“These are goals we have dreamt of our entire life”
Five-goal striker Alex Morgan has defended the USA’s celebrations in their 13-0 win over Thailand, despite criticism from pundits and former players.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) June 13, 2019
Real Madrid and Barcelona are trying to get their transfer business done early, with Madrid having already spent €300 million on five new players. The difficult thing to understand is – where are they getting the money?
?? @realmadrid’s signings so far:
– Eden Hazard ????????
– Luka Jovi? ????????
– Éder Militão ????????
– Rodrygo Goes ????????
– Ferland Mendy ????????
€300m+ spent already and it’s only the 12th of June. ???? pic.twitter.com/mnHV9QJrtT
— 433 (@official433) June 12, 2019
And who do La Liga think they are trying to pass off as normal an app that, it turns out, is secretly listening through the microphone of people’s mobile phones?
this is crazy: the official app for Spain’s top football league, La Liga, secretly activated the microphones in users’ phones and combined it with GPS data to locate bars illegally streaming games https://t.co/Nk1K1x8Hh5
— James Vincent (@jjvincent) June 13, 2019
Tim Vickery joins us to preview the 2019 Copa America, which kicks off in São Paulo tomorrow. Can Philippe Coutinho remind the world that there’s still a good player in there somewhere?
Copa America preview – from the BBC;https://t.co/c2eWkzjbxq
— Tim Vickery (@Tim_Vickery) June 13, 2019
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Second Captains roving reporter Ken Early chatted with @DavidSneyd and @gcooney93 after Ireland’s mild to moderately painful 2-0 win over Gibraltar last night about the McClean conundrum and whether we can realistically hope for improvement.
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.@asifkapadia, director of the best sports doc of the last decade, ‘Senna’ is in studio for a chat about the utter chaos of Maradona’s life in Naples, which is brilliantly captured in his new film, ‘Diego Maradona: Rebel. Hero. Hustler. God.’
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Following Ireland’s 1-1 draw with Denmark in Copenhagen on Friday, we chat with former Irish international Damien Delaney about whether we can be hopeful about what the remainder of the Euro 2020 qualifiers might hold in store.
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