The Messi Situation With Barcelona
On this bonus episode of Takeline, Jason talks with sports journalist and author Simon Kuper about FC Barcelona losing legendary player Lionel Messi due to financial mismanagement. His new book The Barcelona Complex details the inner workings of Barca and how they’ve gone from the most successful soccer club in history to an organization struggling to find its competitive edge.For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/takeline.
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About The Show
Takeline is a weekly podcast hosted by Jason Concepcion and Renee Montgomery that’s a fast-paced exploration of the NBA and world of sports and culture. Each week Jason and Renee talk about the games, players, controversies and issues that run both on and off the court. The show will be a place for lively debates, guests (experts and super fans), and contributors who will provide game analysis, get deep into the storylines and will give the audience a chance to learn everything they didn’t even know about the games. New episodes every Tuesday!