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

#76: There’s A New “Mister” In Town

Jan. 13, 2023

On Episode 76, host Danny Pinto is joined by Ritwik Sarkar of “Breaking The Lines” to discuss the hiring of Roberto Martinez as the Seleção’s next manager. Danny and Ritwik discuss Roberto Martinez’s 6.5 years as Belgium’s m…

#75: CR7 Ca$hes In (or Out), Obrigado “Mister”, & Adeus Pele

Dec. 31, 2022

On Episode 75, host Danny Pinto is joined by Tom Kundert and Nathan Motz from PortuGOAL.net. The trio discuss Cristiano Ronaldo's to Saudi Arabia and their disappointment in the move, the end of the Fernando Santos era and …

#74: End of an Era?

Dec. 12, 2022

On Episode 74, host Danny Pinto is joined by Matthew Marshall of PortuGOAL.net, reporting from the World Cup in Qatar. Danny and Matthew review Portugal's disappointing 1-0 quarterfinal loss to Morocco, what the exit could m…

#73: World Cup - Portugal Routs the Swiss in R16; Awaits Morocco in Quarters

Dec. 9, 2022

On Episode 73, host Danny Pinto is joined by Eric Krakauer, as they review Portugal's dominating 6-1 victory over Switzerland in the R16. Danny and Eric also discuss the prolific attacking style Portugal displayed in their …

Guest: Eric Krakauer

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 …