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 reigning European and Nations League Champions.... Show More

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August 3, 2020 66 min

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  www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com...

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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
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July 2, 2020 48 min
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 ...
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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: justgi...
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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...
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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 ...
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December 31, 2019 36 min
On Episode 27, host Danny Pinto provides a look back at the 2010's, the Seleção's most successful decade in its history. Danny also reveals the podcast's "Team of the Decade", as voted by listeners, readers, and supporters of the show and PortuGOAL.net. Happy 2020 and Feliz Ano Novo to each and every one of you! www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.c...
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Of course we'd get the Group of Death... On Episode 26, host Danny Pinto is joined by PortuGOAL.net's Tom Kundert as they review Portugal's EURO 2020 Group F draw with Germany and France, as well as take a look back at 2019 for the Seleção.
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On Episode 25, host Danny Pinto and guest Nathan Motz of PortuGOAL.net preview the Seleção's final 2 EURO 2020 qualifiers between Lithuania and Luxembourg, as well as discuss the rash of injuries (will CR7 be available???) that Portugal has suffered towards the end of their EURO 2020 qualifying campaign.

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On Episode 24, host Danny Pinto is joined by Eric "The Portuguese Hammer" Vieira to discuss the Seleção's disappointing loss in Kiev against Ukraine, how much blame does Fernando Santos deserve, and which players failed to perform. On a lighter side, Danny and Eric discuss The Hammer's "Quest for 1K" and just how famous Eric really is.

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On Episode 23, host Danny Pinto is joined by Aaron Barton of Promixa Jornada (@ProximaJornada1) to discuss the 25-man squad for the upcoming EURO 2020 qualifiers versus Luxembourg and Ukraine, including the debut call-up and journey of Rúben Semedo. Danny will also discuss the Seleção injuries that could potentially impact lineups, Luxembourg and Ukraine's form heading into their matches with Portugal, and his predictions f...
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On Episode 22, host Danny Pinto is joined by Seleção enthusiast and journalist Marino Peixoto (@MarinoPeixoto), as they review the victories in Serbia and Lithuania to get Portugal's EURO 2020 Qualifying campaign back on track. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com
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We are back with Episode 21 as host Danny Pinto previews the Seleção's upcoming EURO 2020 qualifiers against Serbia and Lithuania and gives his thoughts on the 25-man roster. Danny is also joined by Sean Gillen (@SeanGillen9) who covers Portuguese players and coaches plying their trade outside of Portugal for PortuGOAL.net, as they discuss the "ins and outs" of the Portuguese Summer Transfer Window. www.selecaopod.c...
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Campeões, Campeões, Nós Somos Nations League Campeões... On Episode 20, host Danny Pinto is joined by Tom Kundert of PortuGOAL.net as they recap the Seleção’s 1-0 victory over the Netherlands to capture the inaugural UEFA Nations League championship. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com    
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Our host Danny Pinto was a guest on “Extra Time” w/Will Gavin on talkSPORT in England to discuss the Seleção’s victory against Switzerland in the Nations League semifinal, Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick, and VAR. https://talksport.com/radio/listen-again/1559779200/1559784600/ talkSPORT.com Twitter.com/WillGav
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On Episode 19, host Danny Pinto previews the Seleção's Nations League semifinal opponent (Switzerland) with guest Craig King (@FootballSwissEN). Danny also previews the other semifinal and potential Finals opponents with Michael Statham (@EredivisieMike) from the Football Oranje Podcast (@FootballOranje_) and Russell Osborne (@russell_osborne) of the Three Lions Podcast (@3LionsPodcast), covering the Netherl...
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On Episode 18, host Danny Pinto reviews the 23-man Seleção squad for the upcoming Nations League Final Four with Cristiano Oliveira (@10CO10) from the Benfica Podcast (@BenficaPodcast). They also talk about Fernando Santos' future with the Seleção, the pressure of hosting the Final Four at home, and Benfica winning their 37th league title. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) se...
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This is a special edition of The Seleção Podcast as host Danny Pinto is joined by comedy troupe, The Portuguese Kids (8:40), and Portuguese-American rock band, Eratoxica (27:15) during the inaugural San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival in Turlock, CA on 4/13/19.
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On Episode 17, host Danny Pinto reviews the two disappointing draws the Seleção suffered in Portugal versus Ukraine and Serbia to open up EURO 2020 qualifying with Michael Teixeira. Danny and Michael discuss the issues the Seleção had in not finishing countless opportunities, whether the issues are tactical or lack of execution, and how much blame does Fernando Santos take for the disappointing start. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.co...
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March 16, 2019 64 min
We are back!!! On Episode 16, host Danny Pinto welcomes Eric Krakauer of BeIN Sports back to the show. Danny and Eric discuss the Seleção's 25-man roster for the opening 2 matches of EURO 2020 qualifying, as well as Cristiano Ronaldo's epic hat-trick vs. Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. www.selecaopod.com Facebook.com/SelecaoPod @SelecaoPod (Twitter/Instagram) selecaopod@gmail.com
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