Play By Players

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Summary

Bobby talks to Sam Cronin about his journey around MLS, playing with a wide-range of characters, irritating David Beckham, the impact of concussions, working with the MLSPA and kicking left-footed extra points.

Show Notes

Sam Cronin and Bobby discuss a long career in MLS including the impact of former teammates, the experience of being traded, starring in early promo videos with Wondo, getting under David Beckham's skin and a brief career kicking field goals. Sam also opens up about the end of his career and the impact of concussions, noting both the improvements in medical understanding and the lingering stigma.  

As a former Executive Board member, Sam shares his thoughts on working in the PA and his hopes for the future of the league.

This Episode was recorded in early November 2019.

What is Play By Players?

A podcast straight from the players. Former Major League Soccer player Bobby Boswell talks one on one with MLS players past and present about life on and off the field.