Kickin' It

CBS Sports "Kickin' It" is a weekly soccer show not only about soccer. Led by Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Mo Edu and Charlie Davies – the goal is to showcase a more personal and relatable side to the biggest stars and celebrities in and around the sport through unfiltered and organic conversation. Kickin' It is part of the CBS Sports Golazo Network and Paramount+.

Kickin' It

CBS Sports "Kickin' It" is a weekly soccer show not only about soccer. Led by Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Mo Edu and Charlie Davies – the goal is to showcase a more personal and relatable side to the biggest stars and celebrities in and around the sport through unfiltered and organic conversation. Kickin' It is part of the CBS Sports Golazo Network and Paramount+.

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Most Recent Episode

  • Dirk Nowitzki on his career legacy, soccer fandom, language barriers, and NBA trash talk (Soccer 04/08)

    NBA Hall of Famer, Champion, and Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki joins Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Mo Adu, and Charlie Davies for a candid conversation about his iconic status in the states, NBA achievements, early struggles leaving Germany, and love for the beautiful game. The group also chat about who the NBA GOAT is, new passions post-retirement, and marriage.


    Honors (2:08): A Statue, a street naming, a jersey retirement, and keys to the city of Dallas.


    Arsenal or Bayern (5:30): Going to the Emirates, Champions League choices, Bundesliga, and the Invincibles.


    Belonging (12:19): Hard beginnings, language barrier, finding my way to and through basketball.


    Cultural influence (17:15): 90's hip-hop guy, NBA dress code, the trash talk effect.


    Hall of Fame (22:17): Emotional speeches, athletes respecting athletes, Olympic dreams.


    The International Game (30:08): Euros in Germany, bringing the World Cup to Dallas, and the hardest years.


    Kobe (35:00): Memories, still watch his highlights, who is the GOAT?


    New passions (42:20): Playing tennis, traveling the world, and the importance of my marriage.


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

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    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

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Episodes of This Show

  • Todd Gurley on retirement at 28, soccer's international impact, investing in MLS, and the Georgia experience (Soccer 03/18)

    Two-time First Team All-Pro, and 2017 Offensive Player of the Year Todd Gurley joins Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey and Charlie Davies for a candid conversation about life before and after football, leaving college early, the power of investment in soccer, hobbies, and having a kid on the way. The group also try to bait Gurley into some freestyle rapping before discussing his musical interests and Georgia experience.


    Retirement (2:03): Life after playing, having a good perspective, his love for Zlatan Ibrahimović.


    Welcome to the NFL (10:56): Inspiring teammates, sports are humbling, and surreal moments.


    Roc Nation (17:45): International soccer stardom, missing Messi, and the atmosphere of European football, career longevity.


    Entrepreneur (28:11): Bringing the NFL around the world, investing in MLS, and becoming a father.


    Southern Cooking California Living (36:56): Grilling & Gator Bites, hiking, ski attempt, next travel destinations.


    Sports Fandom (41:55): Duke basketball, LA Galaxy, and wherever Neymar goes.


    Music aspirations (43:58): Rapping, what's spinning, and being around country music at Georgia.


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

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  • Lauren Holiday on brain tumor diagnosis, desire for culture change, team ownership, NBA husband (Soccer 03/12)

    Two-time Olympic gold medalist, FIFA Women's World Cup champion, NWSL Champion & MVP, and Hall of Famer Lauren Holiday joins Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey and Charlie Davies for a candid conversation about married life, the pursuit of happiness, overcoming health adversity, changing the culture and perception surrounding women's sports, life after retirement, and what it means to be great.


    Sports marriage (01:45): Meeting Jrue Holiday at school, his relentless persistence, competitiveness, and being a support system vs a priority.


    New goals (09:14): Buying women's sports teams, changing the culture, the treatment of athletes, and building integrity.


    Community, Identity, & growth (18:40): The Jrue and Lauren Holiday foundation, finding yourself post-retirement, definition of legacy, and the advancement of the women's game worldwide.


    Pregnancy & health scare (28:50): Brain tumor diagnosis, the possible outcomes, and giving birth.


    Racial prejudice (37:48): Police experience, finding balance of expectations, understanding racial perspective.


    Boston Celtics (45:49): Their title chances, team vs individuals, winning characteristics, .


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

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  • Ryan Clark on contract impasse, parenting, code switching, toughness, squashing beefs (3/5)

    Former NFL safety and Super Bowl champion Ryan Clark joins Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu for a candid conversation about his fraught contract negotiation with ESPN, the intersection of sports and politics, his approach to parenting, and dealing with setbacks in life and in football.  


    New contract (01:56): The negotiation process, overcoming fear and becoming a better broadcaster, Ryan’s anti-selfie stance.


    Parenting (06:22): Being a supportive father versus being a competitive former athlete, embracing life as a soccer dad.


    Code switching (18:01): Staying true to yourself, crossing the political line, how the media covered Colin Kaepernick. 


    The player (28:24): Toughness, total devotion to football, not wanting to like Tom Brady.


    Health (35:01): Shining a light on sickle cell disease, preparing for death.


    Fighting (40:10): Being called out publicly, squashing beefs, love of combat sports.


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

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  • Jermaine Jones on effects of bad boy perception, switch to USMNT, the desire to coach, and regrets in life (2/27)

    Jermaine Jones joins Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu to talk about the truth behind making the switch from the German National Team to the U.S. Men's National Team, how being born in Germany instead of the United States has affected his legacy and future, his no-holds-barred approach to social media, and the rewards of coaching.


    The Switch (03:59): Decision to join the USMNT, trying to reconnect with father, feeling like you belong.  


    Assessment and Appreciation (11:59): Growing up in Germany, colleagues versus friends, competitive nature.


    Reputation (19:03): Perceived as a "bad boy," fighting for the weakest, sharing personal life on social media.


    Relationship highs and lows (28:26): Family, divorce, and finding inspiration in opportunity.


    Coaching and life parallels (37:56): Managing from personal perspective, past coach take-aways, any overall regrets.


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

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  • Jesse Marsch on Leeds heartbreak, coaching Haaland, media work, the USMNT’s ceiling (2/20)

    Jesse Marsch joins Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu to talk about coaching the latter three, the all-consuming nature of the Premier League, what he loves about managing, embracing the USMNT’s characteristics, and much more.   


    La dolce vita (01:27): Moving to Italy, the transient life of a coach, prioritizing relationships over winning.   


    USMNT (10:55): Dropping Mo at the World Cup, man-managing Michael Bradley, setting expectations for the current generation. 


    First impressions (21:50): Working with new players, learning from time at Leeds, looking for the next challenge, the importance of family. 


    American coaches (30:11): Experience matters, identifying what Erling Haaland needed at Salzburg, the reward of coaching “challenging” players.  


    Dealing with the media (38:02): Speaking as an analyst versus speaking as a coach, meeting your heroes, speaking German.  


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

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  • Ali Krieger on leaving on top, mom guilt, divorce, USWNT leadership, Gotham’s turnaround (2/13)

    Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies, and Mo Edu return to the Kickin’ It couch to chat with two-time Women’s World Cup winner Ali Krieger about life after soccer, her NWSL swan song, being a recently-divorced mom, the future of the USWNT, and much more. 


    Processing retirement (01:28): Ali discusses leaving on a high, listening to her body, what she treasures most about her playing career, and dealing with mom guilt.


    Raising a family (9:35): Ali talks about adopting newborn babies, navigating potential abandonment issues and questions on race, and encouraging kids to pursue soccer.


    Rejection is projection (18:51): Ali opens up about her divorce and how Gotham FC’s title run was a welcome distraction during the painful period in her private life. 


    Leadership (27:12): Supporting the next USWNT generation, learning humility from Megan Rapinoe, Juan Carlos Amorós’ immediate impact.


    Getting cut (38:02): The crew about the thing every player fears most - being left out of the roster.  


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

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  • Andrés Cantor on and being the voice of soccer in American, Maradona and Messi, cameo on The Simpsons, his viral 2022 World Cup call (Soccer 12/12)

    Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu welcome in the voice of soccer to the millions of Spanish speakers all across America, Andrés Cantor. He recounts his memories of calling games that Clint, Charlie, and Mo all played in and the differences between the USMNT of the 90s and the team now. Andrés also explains his love of Maradona and time spent working with him, when he left Argentina for Los Angeles as a kid, skipping school and driving all the way to Mexico to watch World Cup matches on TV, and becoming a cultural icon with appearances on The Simpsons, in a Super Bowl ad, and the film Speed Racer. And finally, he discusses the power of viral video when his call of Argentina winning the World Cup in 2022 spread like wild fire around the world and made him a public figure in his home country like he is in America.


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

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  • Marcus Samuelsson on being adopted, playing at GAIS, cooking vs soccer, and making food for a President.

    Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu welcome in Ethiopian-born Swedish-American celebrity chef, restaurateur and television personality Marcus Samuelsson. He tells his story of adoption and survival at a young age, his pursuit of soccer, love of Arsenal, playing for GAIS, how his cooking origins began after being cut from the sport, and how the kitchen and the pitch share a lot of commonality. Samuelsson also discusses the the difficulties he faced early on as a black chef and how important it is to champion people that look like him. And finally, what it's like to cook for the likes of Presidents, musicians, and cultural figures from around the world.


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

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  • Guillem Balagué on storytelling, protecting sources, Messi’s biography, what drives Guardiola

    Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu welcome in award-winning author, journalist and analyst Guillem Balagué to talk about his big career break, building trust with players and managers, and getting on David Beckham's bad side. Guillem discusses the process of writing a biography, Lionel Messi’s English skills, and how his relationship with José Mourinho changed over time. Then, the crew reflect on Grant Wahl’s tragic passing at the Qatar World Cup before speculating on what Pep Guardiola’s next job will be.


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

  • Midge Purce on Gotham’s NWSL title, missing out on the World Cup, Carli Lloyd’s USWNT remarks, going to Harvard

    Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu welcome in the recently-crowned NWSL Championship MVP Midge Purce to talk about NJ/NY Gotham’s remarkable season, her reaction to Megan Rapinoe getting injured in her farewell game, and how being left off the USWNT’s World Cup roster changed her perspective on things. Midge shares her thoughts on the increased level of competition on the international stage, Carli Lloyd’s comments about players lacking focus, and the polarizing nature of being a female athlete. Then, Midge’s father, James, joins the crew to talk about raising a Harvard graduate, supporting his daughter’s love of soccer, and encouraging her to work twice as hard as everyone else. 


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

  • Thomas Rongen on discovering Clint Dempsey and Charlie Davies, learning for Johan Cruyff, being different

    Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu welcome in CBS Sports colleague and former United States U-20 MYNT head coach Thomas Rongen to talk about his experiences as U.S. Soccer’s chief scout. Thomas opens up about his unorthodox approach to coaching, coming to America from the Netherlands, getting posterized by George Best during his NASL playing days, and his regrets about not consoling Clint and Charlie after each of them had suffered a personal tragedy. Then, the tables turn and it’s Kate’s turn to be interviewed as the guys ask about her career path, love of soccer, and succeeding in a male-dominated industry. 

    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

  • Landon Donovan on getting cut in 2014, pledging allegiance to Mexico, being tied for US goals, learning about compassion

    In the second half of a two-part interview, Landon Donovan joins Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu to talk about his experience of not getting selected for his fourth World Cup, pledging his support for Mexico in 2018, being tied with Dempsey for goals, and learning that he's the world's all-time national team assist leader. He also talks about his regret over never showing love and support to his teammates the way they did for him when he didn't make the World Cup roster in 2014.


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

  • Landon Donovan on Clint Dempsey relationship, USMNT then vs. now, time spent in Europe, Christian Pulisic and MLS

    In the first of a two-part interview, Landon Donovan joins Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu to talk about his career, upbringing and mental health journey. Landon and Clint discuss why they weren't close as teammates, how their relationship improved post-retirement, and reminisce about playing together for the USMNT. Then, Landon compares the current USMNT generation with his own, and the crew press him on whether he still believes that Christian Pulisic should have joined an MLS team ahead of the 2026 World Cup.


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

  • Jozy Altidore on missing out on the 2018 World Cup, being booed, MLS vs. Europe, free agency

    Jozy Altidore joins Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu to talk about his time on the United States men’s national team, family life with his wife and tennis champion Sloane Stephens, and the development of soccer in the United States. He also discusses the pain of failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, “being booed for four or five years,” and his thoughts on the USMNT’s current crop of talent.


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

  • Carli Lloyd on not taking a knee during Olympics, falling out with family, trust issues, reactions from Kickin' It crew post-interview

    Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies, and Mo Edu continue their conversation with USWNT legend Carli Lloyd who lifts the lid on her mistrust of others, falling out with family members, and the sacrifices it took to reach the top. They also discuss how she was brainwashed and manipulated by her personal coach, why she didn't take a knee at the Olympics, and people not really knowing who she was. And finally, reactions from the Kickin' It crew post-interview.


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

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  • Carli Lloyd on always being her authentic self, the disfunction within the USWNT program, what is needed to usher in new era

    Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies, and Mo Edu chat with Carli Lloyd about her experiences and time spent representing her country over the years, her work ethic and how she carries herself both on and off the field, her criticisms of the USWNT program and what is needed moving forward, her hesitation to do media, and so much more. 


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

  • Matt Turner on the Gio Reyna and Gregg Berhalter situation, learning soccer on YouTube, fighting to be number one

    Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey and Charlie Davies chat with United States National Team goalkeeper Matt Turner about his unlikely path to playing in the Premier League and World Cup, being consulted on Gregg Berhalter’s performance as USMNT head coach, teaching himself how to become a goalkeeper, the highs and lows of life and much more. 


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

  • Thierry Henry on looking for approval from his father, being saved by his kids, embracing his emotions

    Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey and Charlie Davies continue their candid conversation with France's legendary striker Thierry Henry, hitting on themes of family, loss, forgiveness and acceptance. Thierry opens up about being a “pain in the neck for the good of the cause,” feeling like a stranger in his own home and learning to be vulnerable after years of repressing his emotions. Clint reflects on the heartbreak and anger he felt after losing his sister, and Charlie talks about the perspective he gained after his promising playing career was abruptly cut short by a devastating car accident. 


    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

  • Thierry Henry on Christian Pulisic’s mistakes, his Arsenal turning point, developing young talent

    Kickin’ It debuts in style with the first of a two-part interview with an all-time great, Thierry Henry, who joins Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey and Charlie Davies to discuss life and the beautiful game. Thierry encourages Christian Pulisic to replicate the fearlessness he shows on the international stage with his club team, “As a creative player if you don’t try to make mistakes, you cannot succeed.” He also explains how, before becoming an Arsenal legend, he initially struggled with the Gunners and what he did to earn Dennis Bergkamp’s respect. Clint describes the underdog mentality of US players which prompts a discussion about youth development and France’s world-famous Clairefontaine academy, where Thierry honed his skills. And things take an emotional turn as Charlie opens up about his childhood and what drove him to pursue a career in soccer. 

    Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

    Watch Kickin' It as well as UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: https://www.paramountplus.com/home/

    You can also watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on CBSSports.com, as well as Paramount+.

    Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

  • Introducing 'Kickin' It'

    CBS Sports "Kickin' It" is a weekly soccer show not only about soccer. Led by Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Mo Edu and Charlie Davies – the goal is to showcase a more personal and relatable side to the biggest stars and celebrities in and around the sport through unfiltered and organic conversation. Kickin' It is part of the CBS Sports Golazo Network and Paramount+.