The Seleção Podcast

The Seleção Podcast

Hosted by Danny Pinto, “The Seleção Podcast” is an English-language soccer/football podcast covering the Portuguese National Team, the 2016 European and inaugural UEFA Nations League Champions.

Recent Episodes

#72: World Cup - Portugal Wins Group H & Preview of R16 Match v. Switzerland w/Alex Gonçalves of TugaScout.com

Dec. 3, 2022

On Episode 72, host Danny Pinto is joined by Alex Gonçalves of TugaScout.com, they review Portugal's qualification into the Round of 16 by winning Group H, the manner in which they did it, some praise for Fernando Santos (!!…

#71: Derek Rae of FOX Sports, the 2022 FIFA World Cup, & Voice of FIFA 23

Nov. 30, 2022

On Episode 71, host Danny Pinto is honored to welcome international football commentator Derek Rae to the podcast. Derek is working with FOX Sports on their coverage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup for the United States audience…

#70: World Cup - Ghana Review/Uruguay Preview

Nov. 25, 2022

On Episode 70, host Danny Pinto is joined by Eric Krakauer, play-by-play voice of Charlotte FC, as they look back on Portugal’s 3-2 victory over Ghana in the Seleção’s first group match at the 2022 World Cup, while also prev…

#69: Portugal World Cup Preview with Zach Lowy of "Breaking the Lines"

Nov. 19, 2022

On Episode 69, host Danny Pinto is joined by Zach Lowy of "Breaking the Lines", as they discussed: Cristiano Ronaldo's interview with Piers Morgan Portugal's roster for the World Cup The Seleção's chances in Qatar Help Danny…

Guest: Zach Lowy

Recent Blog Posts

Rúben Dias Among Six Seleção Players Named to ESPNFC's #FC…

On Tuesday, ESPNFC released their annual #FC100 list, ranking "The Beautiful Game's" best men's players and coaches. Among the players chosen, six Portug…

Analysis of Roster Announcement for March WC Qualifiers

On Tuesday, Portugal manager Fernando Santos announced his initial squad for 2022 World Cup qualifiers, revealing the 25-man roster who will be tasked to…

FPF Announces "Home" WC Qualifier...in Italy???

The Seleção's "Road to Qatar 2022" will begin with a "home" match against Azerbaijan, but the fixture will not be played in Portugal. Due …