We’re days away from FC Cincinnati’s first MLS is Back Tournament match – and maybe years away from the Queen City hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup at Paul Brown Stadium?
In episode 13, hosts Charlie Hatch and Alex Stec speak with Saad Abdul-Salaam ahead of Saturday night’s #HellisReal Derby. Plus, prominent soccer journalist Grant Wahl joins the show to discuss Cincinnati’s World Cup bid and the growth of soccer in this city.
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Time | Segment
0:24 | Alex breaks down week one with FCC in The Bubble
6:53 | Interview with Saad Abdul-Salaam begins
17:35 | The hosts analyze the discussion with the defender
20:57 | Charlie and Alex discuss Cincinnati’s World Cup bid
23:04 | Interview with Grant Wahl begins
34:24 | The hosts preview FCC coverage ahead of Saturday’s kickoff