Arjen Robben Retires
In this episode, Joe and Rob open with a quick chat on the surprises at the African Cup of Nations (2:55) as well as the scheduling of the finals matches on the same day (3:45). Rob then gives us a great trivia question regarding the most expensive transfers as Joao Felix makes the top 5 (5:35). In Opening Thoughts, we discuss the Women’s World Cup Final as the US defeats the Netherlands 2-0 to repeat as champions (7:10). We then welcome in Jon Arnold from goal.com to chat about the CONCACAF Gold Cup Final, and what the final as well as the upcoming Nations League means to both the US and Mexico (17:40). Other topics tonight include the Copa America Final with Brazil defeating Peru for their 9th title (35:35), Messi’s reaction to the tournament and specifically the officiating (43:00), and Arjen Robben’s retirement from football (48:45). We close with a host of matches to look out for this week (53:05), as well as the trivia answer, a quick transfer window discussion, and a preview of next week’s show (55:50).