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Hosted by Danny Pinto, “The Seleção Podcast” is an English-language soccer/football podcast covering the Portuguese National Team, the reigning European and inaugural UEFA Nations League Champions.

Hosted by Danny Pinto, “The Seleção Podcast” is an English-language soccer/football podcast covering the Portuguese National Team, the reigning European and inaugural UEFA Nations League Champions.

Location:

United States

Description:

Hosted by Danny Pinto, “The Seleção Podcast” is an English-language soccer/football podcast covering the Portuguese National Team, the reigning European and inaugural UEFA Nations League Champions.

Twitter:

@SelecaoPod

Language:

English


Episodes

#45: EURO 2020 is FINALLY HERE!!!

6/11/2021
On Episode 45, host Danny Pinto is joined by Eric Krakauer of beIN Sports as they preview EURO 2020 for the Seleção, including the opening match against Hungary on June 15th. Danny and Eric also discussed the 26-man roster compared to 2016, how much more does Cristiano Ronaldo have left to give the Seleção, who they think could star for Portugal at EURO 2020, and they give their Starting XI predictions for the match versus...

Duration:01:11:28

#44: The "Esperanças" Come Up Short at U21 EUROs

6/8/2021
On Episode 44, host Danny Pinto is joined by Matthew Marshall of PortuGOAL.net, as he covered the U21 EUROs. Danny and Matthew discussed the "Esperanças" run to the finals of the tournament, the success this generation of players have had in the youth ranks, and who out of this group may find themselves as contributors to Portugal's senior team in the near...

Duration:00:51:27

#43: EURO 2020 Preview w/Zach Lowy of "Breaking the Lines"

6/1/2021
On Episode 43, host Danny Pinto is joined by Zach Lowy, co-creator of "Breaking the Lines", as they discuss the Seleção's roster and chances at EURO 2020. Danny and Zach also discussed Portugal's U21 EURO chances, as the young craques take on Spain in the semifinals on Thursday (June 3rd). Finally, Zach discusses many of the projects that he and BTL have either just completed or are about to debut, including: * a piece on "The Renaissance of Renato Sanches" * his "Corta Linhas" podcast,...

Duration:01:13:53

talkSPORT Interview on Extra Time w/Paul Ross

5/28/2021
Host of The Seleção Podcast, Danny Pinto, had the pleasure of joining Paul Ross on "Extra Time" on talkSPORT in the UK on Wednesday, May 26th. Paul and Danny discussed: • Bruno Lage's possible appointment at Wolves • Rúben Dias winning the Football Writers' Association Player of the Year award • Portugal's chances at EURO 2020 https://talksport.com/radio/listen-again/1621987200/1621990800/ https://talksport.com/radio/listen-again/1621987200/1621992600/

Duration:00:12:16

#42: Which Seleção Team is the Greatest Portugal Side not to Win a Major Tournament?

5/5/2021
On Episode 42, host Danny Pinto is joined by the authors of "The Thirteenth Chapter": Tom Kundert, Simon Curtis, and Nathan Motz, as we discuss which Seleção team is the greatest Portugal side not to win a major tournament. We discuss the following teams/tournaments: * World Cup 1966 * EURO 1984 * EURO 2000 * EURO 2004 * World Cup 2006 * EURO 2012 We also tell you how you can win a copy of “The Thirteenth Chapter” over at...

Duration:01:56:12

#41: A Giveaway, A Robbery, & Top of the Group

4/1/2021
On Episode 41, host Danny Pinto is joined by TugaScout founder and PortuGOAL contributor Alex Gonçalves as they look back on an underwhelming, but top-of-the-group performance by the Seleção as they begin their "Road to Qatar" in World Cup Qualifying. Among the topics: www.selecaopod.com Twitter.com/SelecaoPod Facebook.com/SelecaoPod Instagram.com/SelecaoPod selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:00:58:24

#40: The "Road to Qatar" Begins

3/22/2021
WE ARE BACK!!! On Episode 40, host Danny Pinto is joined by Nathan Motz of PortuGOAL.net as they look at the World Cup qualifying opponents, the 25-man roster Fernando Santos called up for the opening WCQ's, and look at a very busy 2021 fixture list for the Seleção. www.selecaopod.com @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) Facebook.com/SelecaoPod selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:00:57:07

#39: Defending Nations League Champs...No More

11/20/2020
On Episode 39, host Danny Pinto and Tom Kundert of PortuGOAL.net review the disappointment of the loss to France which ended Portugal's hopes of repeating as Nations League champions. They also looked back at a very strange and busy 2020 and look ahead to an even busier 2021 for our beloved Seleção. Remember to support our advertiser: MANSCAPED Go to manscaped.com and get 20% off + free shipping with the code: SELECAO #manscapedpod www.selecaopod.com @SelecaoPod...

Duration:01:36:57

#38: Youth + Experience = Nations League Repeat?

11/13/2020
On Episode 38, host Danny Pinto reviews Fernando Santos’ 25-man roster, recaps the 7-0 Friendly win vs. Andorra, and previews the huge Nations League matches against France and Croatia with guest Cristiano Oliveira of The Benfica Podcast. Remember to support our advertiser: MANSCAPED Go to manscaped.com and get 20% off + free shipping with the code: SELECAO #manscapedpod selecaopod.com @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) Facebook.com/SelecaoPod selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:01:06:22

#37: 2020 Portuguese Summer Transfer Recap

10/17/2020
On Episode 37, host Danny Pinto is joined by Sean Gillen of PortuGOAL.net as they recap the huge summer transfer moves involving Diogo Jota, Rúben Dias, Danilo Pereira, Wolves, and much more. Remember to support our advertiser: MANSCAPED Go to manscaped.com and get 20% off + free shipping with the code: SELECAO #manscapedpod selecaopod.com @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram Facebook.com/SelecaoPod selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:00:56:44

#36: No CR7, No Problem

10/15/2020
On Episode 36, host Danny Pinto is joined by Eric Krakauer of BeIN Sports, as they discuss Cristiano Ronaldo and COVID-19, the successful Nations League/International break for the Seleção, the quality of depth of the Portuguese National Team, and the emergence of Diogo Jota. Remember to support our advertiser: MANSCAPED Go to manscaped.com and get 20% off + free shipping with the code: SELECAO #manscapedpod selecaopod.com @SelecaoPod...

Duration:01:00:43

#35: A Rivalry Renewed in the Nations League

10/9/2020
On Episode 35, host Danny Pinto is joined by Jeremy Smith (@JeremySmith98), writer and podcaster for French Football Weekly and Get French Football News, as they preview the first of two Nations League group matches between Portugal and France. Danny also looks back at the Spain friendly, previews the other Nations League group match versus Sweden in Lisboa, and gives his thoughts on the Portugal/Spain joint 2030 World Cup bid. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod...

Duration:01:09:52

#34: CR7 = CR100

9/11/2020
Cristiano Ronaldo is the G.O.A.T. ... On Episode 34, host Danny Pinto is joined by Tom Kundert of PortuGOAL.net, as they recap CR7's historic 100 goal (and counting) achievement in Sweden, as well as review the very positive start to the Seleção's defense of their Nations League title. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:01:01:32

#33: The Seleção is BACK!!!

8/31/2020
294 days later...the Seleção is back!!! On Episode 33, host Danny Pinto is joined by PortuGOAL.net Seleção correspondent, Nathan Motz, as they discuss the return of the Portuguese National Team to the field. They also give their thoughts on the 25-man roster manager Fernando Santos has selected for Portugal's opening two matches in defense of their Nations League title (Sept. 5 - Croatia; Sept. 8 - @ Sweden) and how well the National Team is positioned for their next two competitions...

Duration:01:11:07

#32: LigaNOS Season Review w/Alex Gonçalves of TugaScout.com

8/3/2020
On Episode 32, host Danny Pinto is joined by Alex Gonçalves of TugaScout.com, as they review the 2019-20 LigaNOS season: * Porto's "dobradinha" 🏆🏆 * The resurrection of (Jorge) Jesus at Benfica * Braga's chances of challenging the "Big 3" * Sporting's youth & the club's direction * Plus the positives (Famalicão) & negatives (Aves) of the season You can also place your order of Alex's latest project, "Iberia Chronicles: A History of Spanish and Portuguese Football" on Amazon:...

Duration:01:21:54

#31: Lage is Out...What's Next For Benfica?

7/2/2020
On Episode 31, host Danny Pinto is joined by Alfredo Fumaças of The Benfica Podcast. They discuss the resignation of Benfica manager Bruno Lage, where they feel things began unraveling for Benfica this season, the manner is which Benfica president Luis Filipe Vieira is leading the club, and who may be the next Benfica manager. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:01:06:24

Special Edition: Taylor Amarante

7/2/2020
On this special edition of the pod, host Danny Pinto is joined by Portuguese-American stand-up comedian and entrepreneur, Taylor Amarante. Taylor also serves as the in-game host for the San Jose Earthquakes. Taylor is on to promote his fundraiser to assist Portuguese senior citizens of San Jose/Santa Clara, as well as provide an update on his next project: Quakes Exclusive. Taylor also recounts the relationships and connections he made with Benfica that helped bring #SLB to Levi's Stadium as...

Duration:00:48:33

#30: Liga NOS is BACK w/Aaron Barton of Proxima Jornada

6/8/2020
Liga NOS is back and host Danny Pinto is joined by Aaron Barton of Proxima Jornada to discuss Portuguese soccer's first action in almost 3 months due to the pandemic and analyze Porto and Benfica's missed opportunities on the restart. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com Aaron's fundraising effort to support Portugal’s SNS and England's NHS: justgiving.com/crowdfunding/proxima-jornada Vote for Proxima Jornada in the FCA's Best...

Duration:01:05:14

#29: Soccer During the Pandemic w/Tom Kundert & Eric Krakauer

4/20/2020
On Episode 29, host Danny Pinto discusses the current soccer world and how it has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Guest Tom Kundert of PortuGOAL.net updates us on the latest news in Portugal, while Eric Krakauer of BeIN Sports shares his thoughts on the reaction to the pandemic from other soccer leagues from around the world. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com

Duration:01:32:56

#28: Portuguese Winter Transfer Recap w/Sean Gillen of PortuGOAL.net

2/5/2020
On Episode 28, host Danny Pinto welcomes Sean Gillen of PortuGOAL.net back to the show to discuss the Winter Transfer Window, most notably the transfer of Bruno Fernandes from Sporting to Manchester United. Danny and Sean also discuss the other Portuguese transfers in the winter window, as well as assess the major summer transfers of 2019 six months in. Finally, Danny shares a podcast milestone with the listeners and supporters of the...

Duration:00:47:12