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House of Champions: A CBS Soccer Podcast

CBS Sports, Soccer, Messi, Man City, Champions League, Premier League, Serie A



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

• 51 min

Download and follow Kickin’ It on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts! 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: 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, 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 To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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