Episode 1512: Liberté Egalité Fraternité USA, Phil The Humble One, Pogba PR, Monstrous Messi
X5SADS (also known as Richie Sadlier) joins us in studio to discuss covering the FIFA Women’s World Cup, Team America, judging male and female celebrations, and Phil Neville’s (aka “the humble one”) media onslaught.
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We talk to Johnette Howard (ESPN, The Athletic, Sports Illustrated) about how the team is perceived in the US, confusing brashness with confidence, Rapinoe’s wars with Trump and where the fight for equal pay will go from here.
Megan Rapinoe said she is not sure if any of her teammates would visit the White House if invited: “Obviously not myself, not Ali Krieger, and I suspect not many, if any, of the other players,” she said.
— Andrew Keh (@andrewkeh) July 6, 2019
Tim Vickery chats to us about Brazil winning the Copa in Brazil, healing World Cup wounds, Jesus’ moment of madness, and how Argentinian fans’ calls for Leo Messi to become more vocal and communicative may have created a monster.
Plus there’s extreme Brentishness, poetic Jonathan Pearce, Pogba PR, COYDIG, and CR7 watching himself on the big screen.
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We’re back on @RTERadio1 this Saturday morning and we’re not messing about with our first guest. What an honour it is to have Senator George Mitchell kick off a new series of SC Saturday. Nifty corner back? Find out 10am on RTÉ RADIO 1*????
*We won’t ask was he a nifty corner back pic.twitter.com/GA0GyR1vti
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Yes he’s a thin-skinned, Tory voting, former radio phone-in-show man who briefly betrayed Chelsea by moving to Man City…. but he’s a true club legend and this is an appointment that will excite all Chelsea fans, Sky Sports News, and Ken.https://t.co/3Yfgk5A862 pic.twitter.com/3xQbGCuHou
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“Raised for greatness”
We discuss prodigies, tennis parents, and how 15 year old Cori “Coco” Gauff’s win over Venus Williams was only a shock to those who haven’t followed her career to this pointhttps://t.co/EFhRyPi7d5 pic.twitter.com/yMMsPUpuUI
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