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20 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Steve Zakuani. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Steve Zakuani, often where they are interviewed.

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20 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Steve Zakuani. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Steve Zakuani, often where they are interviewed.

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Steve Zakuani explains what makes Brian Schmetzer a great coach

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Dec 04 2020 · 37mins
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Sounders in MLS Cup ... AGAIN?! Western Conf. Playoff Preview w/ Steve Zakuani

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There’s a chill in the air, and that means the 2020 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs are upon us. Andrew, David, Doyle and Calen dive into the Western Conference bracket. Can anybody really make it to MLS Cup or is there a clear hierarchy? How will international absences affect Round One? Are the Sounders still the favorites? To help answer those questions, Steve Zakuani calls in to explain why Seattle-LAFC is liable to be a banger, what’s up with Brian Schmetzer’s contract talks and sort out who can actually make it to MLS Cup to face the … Union! Also in this show, MLS awards under the microscope and the best matches of the play-in and opening round.

5:28 – Which playoff games are the guys circling on the calendar?

13:38 – Sporting KC … favorites or nah?

18:58 – Did voters get it right with Comeback Player of the Year?

25:55 – Lucas Zelarayan or Robert Beric for Newcomer of the Year?

30:52 – Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year and AT&T Young Player of the Year

36:03 – INTERVIEW: Steve Zakuani talks Sounders, Western Conference

54:57 – SKCvSJ: How can Quakes pull the upset in Kansas City?

1:00:56 – PORvDAL: Can Dallas jump up and shock the Timbers?

1:06:50 – MINvCOL: Upset special again for the Loons?

1:11:45 – Luka Modric to the Galaxy?

1:14:41 – Mailbag!

Nov 16 2020 · 1hr 18mins

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S1E3: Steve Zakuani on Soccer, Racism and the Challenges Ahead

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Steve's first book, 500 Days, is still available on Amazon.com. 

His second book, Rise Above, is also available

And finally, if you're the movie type, you can check out the documentary Unbreakable, about Steve's journey. 

Sep 22 2020 · 48mins
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Knee punches, why players care about FIFA ratings & Steve Zakuani on Jordan Morris, DeAndre Yedlin & Jozy Altidore

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It’s just FIFA, right? Wrong! Why pro players care how they’re rated in the game (hint: banter). Rudy Camacho is gonna be at the bottom of the composure rankings after Wednesday night’s knee punch that helped knock the Impact out of Canadian Championship contention. Charlie shares his own moment of madness, then the Andrew and David dig in on FC Dallas and Colorado before Sounders legend Steve Zakuani joins the show to talk Jordan Morris’ polarizing place in American soccer, DeAndre Yedlin’s desire to return home, Gonzalo Higuain’s outlook in Miami, what makes a good player-turned coach and Jozy Altidore’s haters. Plus, Atlanta United’s new DP and Matt Turner love.

2:51 – Why pro players care about their FIFA ratings (hint: banter)

6:27 – Rudy Camacho punched a man in the knee!

21:55 – GUEST HOST: Steve Zakuani

27:51 – Zakuani on Jordan Morris, with the Sounders and USMNT

36:28 – Zakuani on why DeAndre Yedlin would love to come home to Seattle

38:37 – Zakuani names his three best teams in MLS

42:14 – Why Gonzalo Higuain needs to be an MVP candidate

1:04:16 – Zakuani to ETR: Is Jozy still the best American forward?

1:08:29 – ATLUTD’s new DP, Americans Abroad + Matt Turner for USMNT?

Sep 17 2020 · 1hr 21mins
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Should Balotelli come to MLS? Duh! Plus, changes to the Hex & Steve Zakuani on systemic racism

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Should Mario Balotelli come to MLS? Is that even a question?! Kevin Durant dropped a bag and got a piece of the Philadelphia Union. How should MLS’s latest celebrity owner tackle his role? Plus, possible changes to World Cup qualifying in Concacaf, Jesse Marsch linked to Dortmund and Charlie’s thoughts on the proposed Orlando tournament. That’s the soccer. We got social justice, too, as Steve Zakuani drops knowledge about the history of systemic racism and gives some perspective on how we can change the world, one step at a time.

3:41 – Feedback on last week’s shows #BlackLivesMatter

11:03 – Steve Zakuani on the history of oppression and changing the world

38:01 – Kevin Durant is an MLS owner! What kind of owner will he be?

40:11 – Charlie Davies’ take on proposed Orlando tournament

47:13 – Should Mario Balotelli come to MLS? Is that a serious question?

53:44 – Are changes coming to Concacaf World Cup qualifying?

59:24 – Jesse Marsch linked with Dortmund … Who cares if it’s real!

Jun 08 2020 · 1hr 3mins
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Beyond The Athlete: Steve Zakuani - Earning David Beckham's respect, legendary status at Seattle Sounders, building up the next generation with Kingdom Hope, Thierry Henry, Freddie Ljungberg and more

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Steve Zakuani joined us on the Beyond The Athlete podcast this week. In an inspirational chat, he spoke about:

- Growing up at Arsenal

- Learning from teenage mistakes

- The journey to becoming a @SoundersFC legend

- Earning David Beckham's respect

- Friendship with Thierry Henry and Freddie Ljungberg

- Horror tackle that curtailed his career and forgiving the perpetrator

- Leadership

- How his organisation Kingdom Hope is touching the lives of the next generation

May 31 2020 · 1hr 33mins
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SEAvPDX edition with Jack Jewsbury, Ryan Pore, Steve Zakuani & Brad Evans| Breaking Lines | May 20, 2020

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A special week continues with a special edition of Breaking Lines, this week featuring four ex-players' unique perspectives on the best rivalry in Major League Soccer.

For the Seattle Sounders, Brad Evans was a cornerstone in midfield and defense as the team established itself is a perennial, while eventual Timber Steve Zakuani was, after joining the Sounders in 2009, one of the most dangerous wide attackers in the league. And from Portland's perspective, midfielder Ryan Pore helped usher the Timbers from USL to MLS, while Jack Jewsbury, after joining the club in 2011, wore the team's armband and help it build toward a first star.

On Wednesday, the four former Timbers and Sounders got together to talk early rivalry moments, the teams' place in the MLS universe, and what the rivalry meant to each of their careers.

May 20 2020 · 24mins
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Steve Zakuani

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Here is a preview of the soon-to-be-released podcast, "The Matt Gaschk Interviews." In episode one of his new show, Matt sits down with Seattle Sounders first overall draft pick in 2009 and current sideline reporter, Steve Zakuani.
Apr 19 2019 · 26mins
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Steve Zakuani: True Forgiveness

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Steve Zakuani was the first-ever draft pick selected by the Seattle Sounders FC, but his path to MLS stardom was one that can't be described as traditional. Through traumatic injury, hopelessness and despair came a Faith that inspired Steve to accomplish things in soccer that he had given up on. It was that faith that presented him with the opportunity to take part in one of sports' greatest shows of forgiveness.

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Dec 14 2018 · 50mins
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Episode 6: Steve Zakuani

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Former Sounders and Timbers player Steve Zakuani discusses everything in his career and beyond. From playing against Beckham to breaking his leg and overcoming unforeseen injuries, the former MLS number one overall draft pick talks about everything that made him and much more. 

Dec 07 2018 · 48mins