Over the Ball Soccer Podcast: Celebrating the World's Game from an American Perspective

Celebrating the World's game from an American perspective

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Over the Ball Soccer Podcast : Kevin Flynn and Dave Gallego

Former U.S. men’s national team captain, John Harkes, shares insights on his World Cup experiences, pioneering role in the Premier League as an American player, and early days of the MLS on this week’s episode of OTB.

Former U.S. men’s national team captain, John Harkes, visits Over The Ball to delve into his Greenville experience and reminisce about the 1990 and 1994 World Cups. He reflects on the tragic death of Andreas Escobar and stresses the significance of honoring soccer history. Dave and Kevin explore Harkes’ move from European play to MLS and the hurdles of being a soccer commentator. Harksie underlines the necessity of American voices in soccer commentary, recounting his Goal of the Year win in the English Premier League versus Manchester United, navigating their arrogance.

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