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

Celebrating the World's game from an American perspective

Juan Carlos Amorós, the 38-year-old head coach of NJ/NY Gotham FC in the NWSL, is a rising star in soccer. With extensive global soccer experience, he has successfully led teams in Spain, England, and the U.S.

Fresh from a thrilling NWSL Championship match win against OL Reign, Coach Amorós shares insights from his worldwide soccer ventures. He emphasizes building a club deeply rooted in community and fan connection and reveals his coaching philosophy that centers on treating players as individuals with diverse cultures and perspectives before uniting them as a cohesive force for electrifying play.

Amorós delves into the nuances between men’s and women’s games while highlighting the global evolution of women’s soccer where other nations are catching up to the once-dominant USWNT. His keen observations shed light on the changing landscape of elite women’s soccer as he discusses tactical strategies with Kevin and Dave, emphasizing strong leadership at Gotham FC to align with the club’s ambition for global recognition.

The boys also critique Ronaldo’s success – or lack thereof – Messi’s god-like stature, and the emergence of Thirty-year old coaches with the hiring of Eric Ramsay at Minnesota United. That and more on this week’s episode of Over The Ball.