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An English-language soccer/football podcast covering the "Seleção", the Portuguese National Team. Hosted by Danny Pinto.

An English-language soccer/football podcast covering the "Seleção", the Portuguese National Team. Hosted by Danny Pinto.
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United States

Description:

An English-language soccer/football podcast covering the "Seleção", the Portuguese National Team. Hosted by Danny Pinto.

Twitter:

@SelecaoPod

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode #22: Victories in Serbia & Lithuania w/guest Marino Peixoto

9/13/2019
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On Episode 22, host Danny Pinto is joined by Seleção enthusiast and journalist Marino Peixoto (@MarinoPeixoto), as they review the victories in Serbia and Lithuania to get Portugal's EURO 2020 Qualifying campaign back on track. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:00:52:20

Episode #21: EURO 2020 Qualifiers v. SRB/LTU & Portuguese Summer Transfer Window w/Sean Gillen of PortuGOAL.net

9/9/2019
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We are back with Episode 21 as host Danny Pinto previews the Seleção's upcoming EURO 2020 qualifiers against Serbia and Lithuania and gives his thoughts on the 25-man roster. Danny is also joined by Sean Gillen (@SeanGillen9) who covers Portuguese players and coaches plying their trade outside of Portugal for PortuGOAL.net, as they discuss the "ins and outs" of the Portuguese Summer Transfer Window. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram)...

Duration:00:45:07

Episode #20: Campeões, Nós Somos Nations League Campeões

6/11/2019
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Campeões, Campeões, Nós Somos Nations League Campeões... On Episode 20, host Danny Pinto is joined by Tom Kundert of PortuGOAL.net as they recap the Seleção’s 1-0 victory over the Netherlands to capture the inaugural UEFA Nations League championship. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:00:44:44

talkSPORT Interview on Extra Time w/Will Gavin

6/6/2019
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Our host Danny Pinto was a guest on “Extra Time” w/Will Gavin on talkSPORT in England to discuss the Seleção’s victory against Switzerland in the Nations League semifinal, Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick, and VAR. https://talksport.com/radio/listen-again/1559779200/1559784600/ talkSPORT.com Twitter.com/WillGav

Duration:00:11:17

Episode #19: SWI/NED/ENG Preview - Nations League Final 4

5/31/2019
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On Episode 19, host Danny Pinto previews the Seleção's Nations League semifinal opponent (Switzerland) with guest Craig King (@FootballSwissEN). Danny also previews the other semifinal and potential Finals opponents with Michael Statham (@EredivisieMike) from the Football Oranje Podcast (@FootballOranje_) and Russell Osborne (@russell_osborne) of the Three Lions Podcast (@3LionsPodcast), covering the Netherlands and England respectively. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod...

Duration:01:03:04

Episode #18: Portugal Preview - Nations League Final 4 w/Cristiano Oliveira of the Benfica Podcast

5/24/2019
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On Episode 18, host Danny Pinto reviews the 23-man Seleção squad for the upcoming Nations League Final Four with Cristiano Oliveira (@10CO10) from the Benfica Podcast (@BenficaPodcast). They also talk about Fernando Santos' future with the Seleção, the pressure of hosting the Final Four at home, and Benfica winning their 37th league title. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:01:08:49

Special Edition: The Portuguese Kids & Eratoxica

4/16/2019
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This is a special edition of The Seleção Podcast as host Danny Pinto is joined by comedy troupe, The Portuguese Kids (8:40), and Portuguese-American rock band, Eratoxica (27:15) during the inaugural San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival in Turlock, CA on 4/13/19. www.selecaopod.com www.portuguesekids.com www.eratoxica.com

Duration:01:04:11

Episode #17: Review of Ukraine/Serbia Draws w/guest Michael Teixeira

3/27/2019
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On Episode 17, host Danny Pinto reviews the two disappointing draws the Seleção suffered in Portugal versus Ukraine and Serbia to open up EURO 2020 qualifying with Michael Teixeira. Danny and Michael discuss the issues the Seleção had in not finishing countless opportunities, whether the issues are tactical or lack of execution, and how much blame does Fernando Santos take for the disappointing start. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod...

Duration:01:13:01

Episode #16: Eric Krakauer of BeIN Sports

3/16/2019
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We are back!!! On Episode 16, host Danny Pinto welcomes Eric Krakauer of BeIN Sports back to the show. Danny and Eric discuss the Seleção's 25-man roster for the opening 2 matches of EURO 2020 qualifying, as well as Cristiano Ronaldo's epic hat-trick vs. Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:01:04:09

Episode #15: Nations League & EURO 2020 Draws & Ballon D'Or w/Nathan Motz

12/6/2018
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On Episode 15, host Danny Pinto and PortuGOAL.net contributor Nathan Motz discuss the Nations League semi-final draw, the EURO 2020 qualifying draw, the Ballon D'Or results, and Cristiano Ronaldo's absence from the National Team during the Nations League. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:00:58:40

Episode #14: Special Announcement w/Tom Kundert of PortuGOAL.net

11/23/2018
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On Episode 14, host Danny Pinto is joined by Tom Kundert of PortuGOAL.net. Danny and Tom discuss Portugal's qualification to the Final Four of the UEFA Nations League and what the accomplishment means without Cristiano Ronaldo. Tom also shares an announcement involving PortuGOAL.net and the podcast. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:00:55:59

Episode #13: Preview of ITA/POL w/Jimmy Enes

11/15/2018
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We are back!!! On Episode 13, host Danny Pinto previews the upcoming UEFA Nations League group matches against Italy and Poland with the podcast's first two-time guest, Jimmy Enes. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:00:52:13

Episode #12: Nathan Motz of PortuGOAL.net

9/18/2018
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On Episode 12, host Danny Pinto spoke with American freelance writer Nathan Motz, who has been a contributor for Tom Kundert's PortuGOAL.net and a co-author with Tom (and others) on two English-language books about Portuguese football: "A Journey Through Portuguese Football" and "The Thirteenth Chapter". Danny and Nathan discussed the matches vs. Croatia and Italy, the UEFA Nations League, and key storylines this club season concerning Seleção...

Duration:00:35:36

Episode #11: Eric Vieira of Guys in Shorts LA & Corner of the Galaxy Podcasts

9/5/2018
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We are back!!! On Episode 11, host Danny Pinto speaks with Eric Vieira of Guys in Shorts LA and Corner of the Galaxy Podcasts. They discuss the upcoming matches versus Croatia and Italy, breakdown the 23-man roster for these matches, and Eric lets us know how he became "The Hammer". www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:00:52:11

Episode #10: Tom Kundert of PortuGOAL.net

7/12/2018
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Host Danny Pinto is joined by the godfather of English-language coverage of the Seleção, Tom Kundert from PortuGOAL.net. Danny and Tom discuss the impact of Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus and the Seleção's performance in World Cup 2018. They also discuss how Tom started PortuGOAL.net 15 years ago and promote his latest book "The Thirteenth Chapter" about the history of the Seleção. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:00:58:35

Episode #9: POR-URU & Seleção World Cup Review

7/5/2018
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Host Danny Pinto reviews Portugal's 2-1 loss vs. Uruguay to knock Portugal out of the World Cup. He also gives his thoughts on Fernando Santos, the players, and their overall performances. Finally, Danny gives an update on the podcast now that the World Cup is over. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:00:39:00

Episode #8: LIVE from Portugal Viewing Party at Avaya Stadium

6/27/2018
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We bring you Episode 8 from the Portugal-Iran Viewing Party at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, CA. Host Danny Pinto gives his thoughts on the 1-1 draw, the VAR rulings, and his prediction for the match with Uruguay. Danny is also joined by Taylor and Jason Amarante as they discuss their involvement with the viewing parties, as well as the upcoming Portuguese Heritage Night on Aug.18th... And finally, Danny closes the episode with Nelson Ponta-Garça, as they discuss the atmosphere of the viewing...

Duration:00:51:30

Episode #7: Guest Eric Krakauer of beIN Sports

6/21/2018
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Episode 7 brings guest Eric Krakauer of beIN Sports. Eric and host Danny Pinto breakdown Portugal's 1-0 win vs. Morocco and preview the huge match vs. Iran. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:01:08:17

Episode #6: Review of Spain Match w/Guest Brian Toste

6/18/2018
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On Episode 6, host Danny Pinto reviews the Portugal-Spain 3-3 draw to open World Cup play. Danny is also joined by his cousin Brian Toste from Canada. They go over the Spain match and Brian gives his thoughts on what he'd like to see from Portugal moving forward. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:00:58:19

Episode #5: Seleção Podcast World Cup Preview w/Guests James Faria, Steve Ferreira, & Nelson Azevedo

6/12/2018
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The World Cup is upon us and the Seleção Podcast gets you ready on Episode 5...Host Danny Pinto is joined by childhood friends James Faria, Steve Ferreira, and Nelson Azevedo in a World Cup-round table discussion. They discuss their emotions from Euro 2016, what qualifies as "success" for Portugal in World Cup 2018, and much, much more (singing???)... Danny will also give his prediction for the opening match vs. Spain, including his Starting...

Duration:00:54:26