March 21, 2022

#55: Portugal-Turkey Preview w/Alex Barker

On Episode 55, host Danny Pinto is joined by European Football journalist Alex Barker (@EUROExpert_) to preview the World Cup playoff semifinal between Portugal and Turkey. Alex provides a look at the players and matchups the...

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March 19, 2022

Special Edition: 2022 IPMA Nominee - Magïn

On this special edition of the podcast, host Danny Pinto is joined by Brian Nunes Magina (AKA - Magïn), a 2022 International Portuguese Music Award nominee in the Rap/Hip-Hop category for his song "Cala Boca". Danny and Magïn...

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Dec. 31, 2021

#54: Year in Review - 2021

Happy New Year, Tugas!!! On Episode 54, host Danny Pinto takes a look back at a frustrating 2021 for the Seleção and looks ahead to the WCQ playoff and beyond in 2022 with Tom Kundert of Portugoal.net. Among the topics …

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Nov. 15, 2021

#53: Pathetic Portugal Playoff Bound

On Episode 53, host Danny Pinto is joined by Tom Kundert, founder of PortuGOAL.net. They discuss Portugal's awful 2-1 loss against Serbia which sends Portugal to the World Cup Qualifying playoff. Danny and Tom also share thei...

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Nov. 10, 2021

#52: Preview of Ireland/Serbia WCQ's

On Episode 52, host Danny Pinto is joined by Feargal Brennan and Milos Dusanovic, as they preview the upcoming World Cup Qualifiers against Ireland and Serbia, respectively. Danny also breaks down the call ups and replacement...

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Oct. 14, 2021

#51: In Control Towards Qatar 2022

On Episode 51, host Danny Pinto is joined by Matthew Marshall of PortuGOAL.net, as they discuss the Seleção’s 5-0 victory versus Luxembourg and being in control of their destiny towards direct qualification for World Cup 2022...

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Aug. 28, 2021

#50: Ronaldo a Red Devil Again

On Episode 50, host Danny Pinto is joined by Tom Kundert, founder of PortuGOAL.net, as they discuss Cristiano Ronaldo's sensational return to Manchester United. Danny and Tom also discuss Fernando Santos' precarious position ...

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June 30, 2021

#49: EURO Champs...No More

On Episode 49, host Danny Pinto is joined by Eric Krakauer of beIN Sports for the final time during EURO 2020, as they go over Portugal's 1-0 loss to Belgium in the Round of 16 to end the Seleção's reign …

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June 25, 2021

#48: EURO 2020 - Bring On Belgium

On Episode 48, host Danny Pinto and Eric Krakauer of beIN Sports review Portugal's 2-2 draw against France to clinch a spot in the Round of 16 at EURO 2020. The guys also discuss, amongst other things: • Fernando Santos' …

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June 22, 2021

#47: EURO 2020 - A Debacle in Deutschland

On Episode 47, host Danny Pinto and Eric Kraukauer of beIN Sports dissect Saturday's disappointing 4-2 loss against Germany, Fernando Santos' failure to make in-game adjustments, his future with Seleção, and look ahead to a decisive match up with France …

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June 17, 2021

#46: EURO 2020 - POR/HUN Review; POR-GER Preview

On Episode 46, host Danny Pinto and Eric Krakauer of beIN Sports discuss Portugal's 3-0 victory over Hungary to begin their title defense at EURO 2020. Danny and Eric discuss Portugal and Fernando Santos' tactics during the match, which players …

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June 11, 2021

#45: EURO 2020 is FINALLY HERE!!!

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 …

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June 8, 2021

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

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 …

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June 2, 2021

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

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 …

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May 29, 2021

talkSPORT Interview on Extra Time w/Paul Ross

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 …

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May 6, 2021

#42: Which Seleção Team is the Greatest Portugal Side not to Win a Ma…

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 …

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April 1, 2021

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

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...

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March 22, 2021

#40: The "Road to Qatar" Begins

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 …

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Nov. 20, 2020

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

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 a...

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Nov. 13, 2020

#38: Youth + Experience = Nations League Repeat?

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 Ben...

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Oct. 17, 2020

#37: 2020 Portuguese Summer Transfer Recap

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 advertise...

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Oct. 15, 2020

#36: No CR7, No Problem

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 Portugu...

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Oct. 9, 2020

#35: A Rivalry Renewed in the Nations League

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 P...

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Sept. 11, 2020

#34: CR7 = CR100

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 ...

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