Halftime interviews in World Cup games?! 👀 | Futbol Americas

By | November 4, 2022

FIFA's 2022 Qatar World Cup is toying with the idea of implementing halftime interviews to the World Cup matches. Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez react to the possible notion.

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Herc have you heard the latest way in Which FIFA is trying to spice up your World Cup broadcast no they want to add Something very near and dear to my heart A former sideline reporter they want to Add half-time interviews to World Cup Games your thoughts Has that never been done before never I've never they want the managers to Talk at halftime what do you think I Feel like I've seen coaches talk at Halftime have you not in a World Cup not In a world cup I don't know I was on the Field I never was watching [Laughter] What do you think is there some value in The halftime interview a lot of people Say there is there's value in it four For the viewer okay for the consumer how Much value is it in it for the coach Absolutely zero you can only get Yourself in trouble Um okay uh what I would say about the Coach is that even if he doesn't say Anything for the viewer how he says Something can be a huge win tow into how He's feeling how the team is playing and I think for all the money FIFA's pouring In they have the right to at least ask For this Gareth Southgate her because Said no he's not going to do it if There's one manager I could see leaning Into this it is Greg burhalter for no Other reason her he's accustomed to it

This is something that's very Commonplace in Major League Soccer it is Very commonplace in Major League Soccer Southgate will have his reasons he Probably wants to concentrate on the Game he's got a very important game Ahead of himself oh please it's not bad For himself uh no but you can only get Yourself in trouble there is no good at It it's like most athletes today with Social media you can get very little Productivity out of it you got a lot More to lose because of it uh are there Coaches who are going to be TV gold for It regardless of what they say positive Or negative absolutely could you imagine I don't know uh some goofy sideline Reporter asking a question to a coach And a coach saying get lost to him on National TV that would be ratings gold On International TV at the World Cup now That would truly uh be ratings Gold All Right so we'll see we might have Halftime interviews at the World Cup and We might even get one from U.S Men's National Team manager Greg burhalter We'll just have to wait and see Well thank you very much for watching ESPN on YouTube for more sports Highlights and Analysis be sure to Download the ESPN app and for live Streaming premium content and let's not Forget as well ESPN FC seven days a week Subscribe to ESPN Plus