Yanks Call it Soccer Podcast Episode 07: What Do You Know About Pressure?
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Steven Gerrard, LA Galaxy
Because he is in Los Angeles, are the expectations for league branding success higher?
Frank Lampard, New York City Football Club
At a new MLS franchise, does Frank also have the added pressure of marketing success to a huge sports market?
Kaká, Orlando City SC
Is there greater pressure on Kaká to be a success for both his image and the image of the league?
David Villa, New York City Football Club
Is the pressure of being a goal scoring machine going to be too much?
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Topics for Episode 07 (subject to change based on feedback):
- What are items that should be banned from soccer stadiums? For example, the banning of the vuvuzela was on point.
- What are some signs that a player is turning into a bit of a “diva”?
- Who is under the most pressure to succeed in the MLS; Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard, David Villa, Kaka?
We know this one is a bit of a stretch.
Loved by the red side of Manchester, hated everywhere else?
The newest EPL villain is living up the the hype.
Leave the club your were raised at only to return to a rival? That will do.
Landing #1 on any “sexiest player” list will get you a few haters.
Ouch, quite the farewell tour by Stevie G. Good thing he put that header away.
This spans well outside of soccer.
Scoring the winning goal in a match against your former club takes the shine off of your rep a bit.
We heard that this is an “either you love him, or hate him” relationship. We would like to see what it really is.
This one caught us a bit of guard, but his desire to leave has caused quite the stir.
Hatem Ben Arfa
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