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Exile Content Studio and iHeart’s My Cultura network are launching a new 12-episode series, “The Best Soccer Podcast in the World,” in English and Spanish.
The podcast reunites executive producer and host, Exile’s Head of Studio, Nando Vila, and producer and writer, Zac Lee Rigg, who together were responsible for Fusion’s weekly magazine show, “The Soccer Gods,” and the political sketch comedy show, “Happy Ending.” Ana Isabel Octavio also serves as the series producer, along with executive producers Rose Reid of Exile and Gisselle Bances and Arlene Santana of iHeartMedia’s My Cultura.
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“The Best Soccer Podcast in the World,” timed to coincide with this year’s FIFA World Cup, will guide the listener through the most memorable moments and players of the 92-year-old competition, which has grown into a behemoth commanding a global viewership of 3.5 billion people. The World Cup – where players announce themselves, heroes are born, legends are first whispered, and crowns are forged – is where soccer royalty are anointed. This podcast series will spotlight the great players who have forever changed history’s most beloved sports tournament as viewers across the globe get ready to enjoy the 2022 competition taking place in Qatar.
“Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, and every four years, the FIFA World Cup assumes its rightful place as the most anticipated soccer event worldwide, uniting fans across the globe with a celebration of what’s become known as ‘the beautiful game,’ like none other,”said Vila. “That’s why we couldn’t be more excited to launch ‘The Best Soccer Podcast in the World’ at a time when the world is quickly and fervently turning its attention to all things World Cup, and to do our part to satisfy fan’s insatiable demand for high quality, engaging soccer-related content.”
“We’re thrilled that Nando and Zac have teamed up once again for this podcast series, which should be required listening for fans of sports in general, and soccer in particular, as well as podcast fans who are just curious about this global phenomenon,” said Daniel Batista, Exile’s Chief Digital Officer. “Together, they’ve proved to be a team that can break down a world phenomenon like the World Cup in a fun, engaging, and meaningful way, and we know anyone who gets caught up in the fervor of the competition will quickly get caught up in the tales shared in ‘The Best Soccer Podcast in the World.’”