Sportswriter Will Leitch, Newly Minted Soccer Fan
Grant is joined by Will Leitch, the founder of Deadspin and now a writer for Sports on Earth, New York magazine and other publications. They talk about Leitch's trip down the rabbit hole of soccer fandom, including the story of his support for the U.S. national team, Arsenal and becoming a season ticket holder for Atlanta United. Leitch, who has written extensively on sports fandom, explains what makes soccer different from a fan's perspective than other sports.
Steve Gans, U.S. Soccer Presidential Candidate
SI's Brian Straus and two-thirds of a happy new year.
About The Show
Hosted by Grant Wahl, the premier soccer journalist in the U.S., Planet Fútbol is a show about all things soccer from all around the world. Featuring news, analysis, and wide-ranging interviews from the most prominent figures in the beautiful game.