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Can the USMNT win the World Cup in 2026? Plus: soccer player protests, prized memorabilia, and more

Can the USMNT win the World Cup in 2026? Plus: soccer player protests, prized memorabilia, and more

It's listener questions! Got one for us? Please submit hereTimestamps:1:40 — Black Lives Matter9:05 — Can the USMNT win the 2026 World Cup?21:15 — Use code SOCCER at SundayScaries.com for 25% off23:10 — What are some of the most famous examples of players protesting?32:30 — Why wasn't Kaylor Navas in our best player in Concacaf discussion?37:55 — Advertise with The Athletic's podcast network! Visit TheAthletic.com/podcastads to learn more40:10 — Can you tell us more about your guys' time as announcers with the Richmond Kickers?51:02 — Why are young players with attacking talents but limited defensive skills asked to play fullback?58:45 — Go to GetRoman.com/TSS for a free online visit and free shipping1:01:11 — If there's an MLS lockout, could players play elsewhere?1:09:40 — If you could have any soccer memorabilia in the world, what would it be?1:15:40 — When hiring a head coach, what four or five traits would you look for?Sign up for the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Big Virtual Climb, sponsored by Abbvie, at LLS.org/bigclimb

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