Extratime: Rooney effect at D.C. United + Nedum Onuoha on racism in soccer

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In this episode, D.C. United defender Steven Birnbaum joins Andrew, David, Bobby and Susannah to talk baby reveals on national TV, Wayne Rooney’s golf game and impact on D.C. United, Lucho Acosta’s PSG disappointment, Carlos Vela and LAFC and much, much more. The Athletic’s Pablo Maurer stops by as well to explain where Acosta’s contract and transfer prospects stand as time ticks down on his deal. Then the crew previews Week 6, including the bright spots in Vancouver’s rebuild and Bobby’s must-watch soccer nuggets.

In the second segment, Real Salt Lake defender Nedum Onuoha joins the crew to talk Soccer For All and racism in sport and society. Get Onuoha’s perspective on the headlines swirling around Moise Kean and Juventus, his own history with racism in life and soccer and his hope for a future without what is a blight on the game and our world.

Time Segment
1:32 Biggest game of the weekend? Gotta be DC-LAFC
5:58 INTERVIEW: Steve Birnbaum (DC) talks baby reveal, Wayne Rooney, Lucho Acosta & RFK
19:08 INTERVIEW: Pablo Maurer (The Athletic) lays out Lucho Acosta’s options
26:18 Whitecaps bright spots as rebuild begins in BC
30:16 ESPN+ Game of the Week picks
33:25 A new tradition! What soccer things are Bobby watching in Wk 6?
34:48 INTERVIEW: Nedum Onuoha (RSL) gives his perspective on racism in soccer, society
50:31 MAILBAG: Producer Anders finds love!

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