FIFA PlayOn

FIFA PlayOn

By FIFA Sound

Welcome to season 2 of the FIFA PlayOn Podcast where football and music meet. Join our hosts, Eniola Aluko and Alvaro Soler, every Wednesday when they chat to iconic footballers and game-changing musicians as they explore the interplay between music and football in their lives. It’s time to Play On.


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Episodes

Episode 12: Alessandro Del Piero

In episode 12 we're joined by none other than Italy's awe-inspiring FIFA World Cup™ winner Alessandro Del Piero. Tune in to hear about his incredible footballing career and his LA restaurant, N.10. In the penultimate Versus challenge, Eni and Alvaro battle it out for the last time as they play a game of 'Higher or Lower' to decide who will be the Versus series champion. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/02/22·33m 55s

Episode 11: Lydia Williams & Skip Marley

This week, Alvaro and Eni interview Australian international goalkeeper Lydia Williams, who currently plays in net for Arsenal. Skip Marley joins for a moving Around The World segment to discuss women in football and the FIFA Womens World Cup France 2019™. Our hosts compete in the Versus semi-final in a game of 'When Did it Happen?', to guess the year iconic footballing and music events took place. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/02/22·32m 57s

Episode 10: Hannah Wilkinson

New Zealand forward Hannah Wilkinson inspires us this week as she talks about her sporting career so far, as well as her passion for music. Eni and Alvaro challenge each other's commenting skills in this week's hilarious Versus segment where they both commentate on a different music video.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/02/22·29m 50s

Episode 9: Nathan Evans and Alessandro Del Piero

TikTok sensation Nathan Evans gives us a sneak peak into his love of sea shanties and viral tunes. Then we go Around the World with Alessandro Del Piero to reminisce about his FIFA World Cup win with Italy in 2006 and Eni and Alvaro play a game of 'Soundtracking the Match'. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/01/22·34m 14s

Episode 8: Tim Cahill

This week we're joined by the highest-scoring Australian men's player of all time: Tim Cahill. We'll be chatting about his career in football, what it was like to move across the globe to England as a 16-year-old and, as always, a little about music too. Our hosts, Eni and Aluko, compete in a game of 'Top That' in the weekly Versus challenge.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/01/22·29m 11s

Episode 7: Dermot Kennedy & Lydia Williams

Iconic Irish singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy talks all about his recent hit 'Better Days', and his nostalgic childhood memories of growing up playing football in Ireland. We go Around The World with Australian football player Lydia Williams as she talks about the Australia vs Brazil game at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. Eni and Alvaro test their lyrical skills in a must-listen Rap Off about their love for football and music - not to be missed! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/01/22·34m 4s

Episode 6: Nadia Nadim

This week's episode features the inspirational Afghan-Danish football player Nadia Nadim about her introduction to football and her career. Eni and Alvaro go head-to-head in a challenge of 'Before They Were Famous'. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/01/22·28m 46s

Best Bits

Eni and Alvaro listen back to some of the best moments from PlayOn's first half: from Brazillian football culture to the injury that almost threatened Kaká's career, the future of women's football with Kelly Lee Owens and Sarai Bareman, and so much more. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/12/21·21m 27s

Episode 5: Matteo Bocelli & Sarai Bareman

This week Eni and Alvaro go backstage with Italian singer, Matteo Bocelli, and travel back to the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ with FIFA Chief Women’s Football Officer Sarai Bareman. Our hosts lock horns once again in a battle of 'Best of Friends'. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/12/21·39m 16s

Episode 4: Leah Williamson

In Episode 4, Eni and Alvaro chat style, club rivalries and captaincy with 24 year-old English women's footballer, Leah Williamson, who currently plays for Arsenal. Our hosts go up against each other in a game of 'Who's Biggest on Insta' to figure out which footballers and musicians have the biggest online presence.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/12/21·29m 49s

Episode 3: Ludacris & Tim Cahill

This week on the FIFA PlayOn Podcast, Eniola and Alvaro are joined by Hip-Hop legend Ludacris and Australian former professional footballer - Tim Cahill. In this episode we’ll discover the tracks that have influenced Ludacris’ career so far, and his aim to uplift and inspire young girls across the world with his most recent series ‘Karma’s World’ - inspired by his oldest daughter. Tim Cahill goes Around The World as he reminisces on his first ever 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany™, and Eniola and Alvaro play a tricky game of ‘Footballer or Musician’ in this week’s Versus challenge. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/12/21·33m 55s

Episode 2: Kaká

In this episode, Brazillian footballing royalty Kaká joins Alvaro and Eni to talk about his illustrious international and club career, growing up in Brazil, and his plans for the future. In this week's Versus challenge, our hosts battle it out in a game of 'Higher Or Lower'.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/11/21·32m 22s

Episode 1: Kelly Lee Owens, Sarai Bareman & Kaká

Season two kicks off with a bang as Eniola and Alvaro are joined by electronic musician & producer Kelly Lee Owens and FIFA Chief Women’s Football Officer Sarai Bareman to talk about the upcoming FIFA Women's World Cup 2023™️. Kelly and Sarai will be chatting about women in football and discussing the creative process behind Unity – the official theme of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023™️ written by Kelly. In this week’s Around the World segment, Brazil legend Kaká joins to reminisce on Brazil’s victory in the 2002 FIFA World Cup™️, and Eniola and Alvaro go head-to-head in the season’s first Versus challenge in a game of ‘Who Supports Who?’. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/11/21·39m 38s

Trailer - Season 2

Welcome to season 2 of the FIFA PlayOn Podcast where football and music meet. Join our hosts, Eniola Aluko and Alvaro Soler, every Wednesday when they chat to iconic footballers and game-changing musicians as they explore the interplay between music and football in their lives. It’s time to Play On. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/11/21·1m 29s

Episode 7: İlkay Gündoğan & French Montana

It's the final episode of this series of FIFA PlayOn and to finish we have two brilliant guests joining Liam Payne and Jaydee Dyer - Manchester City and Germany midfielder Ilkay Gündogan and the platinum-selling rapper and producer French Montana. Ilkay reveals how Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola's managerial styles differ and just what it meant to miss out on Germany's FIFA World Cup™ victory in 2014, and French talks about moving from Morocco to the US as a teenager and explains how filming the video for his hit 'Unforgettable' in Uganda made him bring about positive change. Meanwhile Ilkay chooses the 6 songs that have meant most to him, including an Oasis track which sparks a memory of a challenging encounter for Liam... Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/03/21·48m 14s

Episode 6: Marc Ter Stegen & Lukas Graham

Joining Liam Payne and Jaydee Dyer on the latest episode of FIFA PlayOn are Barcelona and Germany goalkeeper Marc Ter Stegen and Grammy-nominated Danish artist Lukas Graham. As well as hearing about the six songs that mean most to him, Marc takes us through his career and reveals why he enjoys the pressure of being in goal. Meanwhile Lukas delves into his honesty in writing about the challenges he faced growing up in Copenhagen and the story behind global hit '7 Years'. The guys also chat about fatherhood and reminisce over the legendary EA Sports FIFA game during the 90s decade. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/02/21·44m 34s

Episode 5: Dele Alli & Wretch 32

It's a North London thing on the latest episode of FIFA PlayOn as Liam Payne and co-host Jaydee Dyer are joined by Tottenham Hotspur and England midfielder Dele Alli and UK rap royalty Wretch 32, hailed by everyone from Stormzy to Giggs as one of British music’s true greats. Dele picks the six songs that have soundtracked key moments in his footballing career so far, revealing his motivation for joining Spurs and why the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ was a special moment. Wretch 32 talks rap education, musical growth and the pair discuss their past dreams of pursing each other’s careers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/02/21·44m 53s

Episode 4: Deyna Castellanos & Lele Pons

This week on the FIFA PlayOn podcast, Liam Payne and Jaydee Dyer are joined by Atletico Madrid and Venezuela striker Deyna Castellanos and Venezuelan-Italian-American established artist, actress and global creator, Lele Pons. Along the way they chart Deyna’s meteoric rise, Lele discusses how she’s using her platform to raise awareness for mental health conditions, and both pay homage to their home country which they stand proud to represent on the world's stage. Deyna picks the six tracks that have inspired her, including one close to Liam’s heart, and another prompting a romantic story from Lele... Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/02/21·44m 5s

Episode 3: Asisat Oshoala & Tiwa Savage

This week on the FIFA PlayOn podcast, Liam Payne and Jaydee Dyer are joined by the four-time African player of the year, Barcelona and Nigeria forward Asisat Oshoala. Alongside her is pioneer of Afro-Pop, singer-songwriter and actor, Tiwa Savage. They talk about their respective rise to the top, why they're proud to represent Africa and how they're challenging tradition. Plus for the first time on the pod, you can now listen to the six tracks that have soundtracked Asisat’s life so far. To check out Asisat's playlist, head to FIFA Sound: https://fifa.lnk.to/AsisatOshoalaPlaylistOS/spotify Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/01/21·46m 44s

Episode 2: Carli Lloyd & Rachel Platten

This week on the FIFA PlayOn podcast, Liam and Jaydee are joined by two-time Olympic gold medalist, two-time FIFA World Cup champion and true legend of the game, Carli Lloyd. Alongside her is the chart-topping singer-songwriter of “Fight Song”, Rachel Platten. In this episode we’ll discover the tracks that have inspired Carli’s journey to the top. With some incredible stories from the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup™ this conversation explores the passion, drive and determination it takes to play at the highest level. To check out Carli’s playlist, head to FIFA Sound: https://fifa.lnk.to/CarliLloydPlaylist!FIFASP Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/01/21·46m 39s

Episode 1: Ivan Rakitic & Morat

As we kick off the first FIFA PlayOn podcast series, Liam and Jaydee are joined by Sevilla FC and Croatia’s Ivan Rakitic, one of the top midfield players over the last decade, alongside Isaza and Villamil from Morat, one of the biggest folk-pop bands taking over the airwaves in Latin America and Iberia. In this episode, we unpack Rakitic’s playlist of Latin anthems, sparking stories from The 2018 FIFA World Cup™, his days at Barcelona with Messi as well as what life is like off the field and the importance of family. To listen back to the playlist, head to FIFA Sound: https://fifa.lnk.to/IvanRakiticPlaylistOS Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/01/21·38m 14s
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