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U.S. Soccer endures a perception problem, Charlie Stillitano faces European critics and the best finishes to high-stakes matches in soccer history are all on the docket in the latest Planet Fútbol Podcast.

By Planet Futbol Podcast
April 07, 2016

U.S. Soccer is facing a perception problem, with the recent USWNT EEOC filing for wage discrimination the latest in a long line of complex issues plaguing the outward face of the federation. We kick off our latest podcast with SI's Grant Wahl and Brian Straus delving into all of the off-field circumstances surrounding the organization.

We're also joined by Charlie Stillitano, who has come under fire overseas amid discussion of a European Super League and changes to the UEFA Champions League. The International Champions Cup organizer discusses his role with top clubs and what's actually happening, and he reads mean tweets directed at him from soccer fans overseas in a highly entertaining and insightful interview with Wahl. 

Finally, with the backdrop of the dramatic NCAA men's basketball championship game, we recall some of the greatest high-stakes finishes in soccer history, for both club and country. Listen to the new Planet Fútbol Podcast below:

 

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