17 Nov 2021With somewhat a couple of yr to go till the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, the FIFA PlayOn Podcast returns for a second season that builds on the success of the primary, welcoming two new hosts in an excited revamped format. Former England footballer and pundit Eniola Aluko and Spanish-German singer-songwriter Álvaro Soler take the primary microphones this season because the podcast options interviews with iconic gamers and game-changing musicians to discover the interaction between music and soccer.
Every episode is structured with a collection of mini-segments, together with a “Versus” part by which the 2 hosts go face to face to reply a collection of football- and music-related questions, and a biweekly “Round The World” section that includes a soccer legend reminiscing on their favorite music moments, gamers and objectives from previous FIFA World Cups. Featured friends will embody FIFA Legend Kaká, rap icon Ludacris, FIFA Girls’s World Cup™ sound-identity composer Kelly Lee Owens and England defensive stalwart Leah Williamson, amongst others.
“I’m so thrilled to be internet hosting the second season of the FIFA PlayOn Podcast,” shared Aluko. “This season is bound to ring a bell with listeners because it brings collectively two nice passions: music and soccer. I’ve been so impressed speaking to our superb friends and know that followers will discover the podcast as enjoyable, thrilling, informative, and superior because it was to make it!”
Talking on the launch of PlayOn Season 2, Photo voltaic stated, “I’m tremendous excited to be co-hosting Season 2 of the FIFA PlayOn Podcast. It has been such an exhilarating expertise exploring the connection between music and soccer alongside my co-host Eniola Aluko. An actual spotlight has been interviewing our music and soccer friends and listening to how the 2 have impacted their lives.”
“As quickly as the primary season of the FIFA PlayOn Podcast got here out, folks needed to know when Season 2 could be prepared. It’s been a pleasure to work on, so I hope followers agree it was well worth the wait!” stated Jean-François Pathy, Director of Advertising at FIFA. “The podcast is one piece of our ongoing effort to redefine soccer’s place in tradition, encourage a brand new era of followers, and develop the sport for years to return. We are able to’t wait to listen to what they consider the brand new episodes!” This season will even characteristic videocasts on FIFA’s YouTube channel, in addition to particular options throughout FIFA’s social media pages, permitting followers on-line to expertise PlayOn in a brand new approach.
Season 2 of PlayOn kicks-off on 17 November 2021, with new episodes being launched weekly on Wednesdays. The official PlayOn playlist might be frequently up to date all through the season with featured tracks chosen by our hosts and particular friends, and is out there on Spotify.
The FIFA PlayOn Podcast is a part of FIFA Sound, FIFA’s leisure technique centered on creating revolutionary and significant connections between soccer followers, music fans, gamers, artists, and the sport and songs all of them love.
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