In 2015, Lionel Messi won his fifth Ballon d’Or. Since then, he’s still been the best player in the world, but the narrative was elsewhere. The Barcelona Podcast looks at some of the key moments that helped Messi capture his sixth Ballon d’Or.
Ousmane Dembélé, Samuel Umtiti, Clément Lenglet, Jean-Clair Todibo and Kheira Hamraoui all got their start in French football. For Hamraoui, she comes from a league that is known for its international prestige and success. For the four male players in Barcelona’s first team, Ligue 1 is not seen with the same prestige. Is it PSG’s […]
On episode 131 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan is joined by The Athletic’s Sophie Serbini to discuss the state of French football, from Barcelona’s current French connection to the perception of Ligue 1 around the world and much more! Then they break down and preview the second leg with Lyon in the Champions League and how Lyon will hope to […]
What makes Lyon a tough opponent for Barcelona? Ferland Mendy, Memphis Depay and Kevin Williams [TBPod128]
On episode 128 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan is joined by Kevin Williams to preview Barcelona’s Champions League match-up with Lyon. They talk formations, personnel and give their picks for starting line-ups. In La Ronda, your hosts answer listener questions about the form of Luis Suárez, Mauro Icardi and much more! Running Order: Which team is in better form heading […]