Goal! 🏆 6 soccer podcasts kicking around World Cup news, analyses, and more
The 2022 FIFA World Cup will take place in Qatar from November 20 to December 18, 2022. The teams will compete in 64 matches. Get pumped for the competition and closer the game with our soccer podcast list sharing game previews, insider interviews, and more World Cup coverage.
A new 5-episode sequence from “Men in Blazers” breaks down the biggest World Cup stories from history. Podcasts like “World Cup Daily” are broadcasting from Qatar, bringing highlights and game analyses to fans like you. The bilingual podcast “La Última Copa/The Last Cup” shares Argentine player Lionel Messi’s story, since it’s his final shot to bring home the trophy.
La Última Copa/The Last Cup
Embedded presents “La Última Copa/The Last Cup,” “a story for anyone who’s ever felt like an outsider in their own home.” Soccer star Lionel Messi navigates his journey as one of the greatest players while folks back in his home country still doubt him. This year is Messi’s final shot to score the trophy. This series is hosted by Argentine journalist Jasmine Garsd, and the narrative goes beyond sports, diving into race, capitalism, class, immigration, and identity. Episodes are available in English and Spanish.
After the Whistle with Brendan Hunt & Rebecca Lowe’
Apple News Audio’s unofficial World Cup show is hosted by Ted Lasso star Brendan Hunt and NBC Sports’ Rebecca Lowe. Dive into the games with the duo’s entertaining commentary, news updates, reactions, and over-the-top excitement for the World Cup. Tune in semiweekly for new episodes of “After the Whistle with Brendan Hunt & Rebecca Lowe.”
World Cup Daily
BBC Podcasts presents “World Cup Daily,” featuring analysis and reactions from Mark Chapman, Kelly Cates, Emma Saunders, and Steve Crossman with additional reporting from Micah Richards, Chris Sutton, and the entire team. They’re streaming from Qatar and serving informative updates in episodes that run less than an hour on average.
“ESPN FC’s” crew breaks down all things soccer on daily episodes. This week, FC crew members Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens unpacked Cristiano Ronaldo’s bombshell interview and analyzed the impact this news will have. The crew also interviews guests like coaches, players, referees, and insiders.
In Soccer We Trust: A U.S. Soccer Podcast
From CBS Sports comes “In Soccer We Trust: A U.S. Soccer Podcast.” The series shares news, interviews, analyses, fandom, and insider takes on the sport. Tune in for World Cup coverage and much more from hosts/former USMNT players Jimmy Conrad, Heath Pearce, and Charlie Davies. New episodes are available 3 times each week.
Men in Blazers
Wondery’s “Men in Blazers” believes that “soccer is America’s sport of the future – as it has been since 1972.” Recent episodes shared World Cup previews with a 5-part podcast series covering every team and the biggest World Cup stories. This series has been scoring goals since 2014 with over 950 episodes in its archive.