He also likened Jermaine Jones' goal against Portugal to something Lothar Matthäus would've produced. Regardless, he stayed on digital recorded air with me for 26-plus minutes and the man is a goldmine of insight and perspective, including on where this World Cup falls historically.
This is the first World Cup not being covered by Vecsey in 32 years and the whole way he experiences soccer Stateside is utterly changed.
If your ears are really thirsty, you can listen to me and friends preview US-Germany.
But seriously, George Vecsey. Later, he expanded on his thoughts about FIFA corruption and Klinsmann-Donovan in a bookstore. And it was awesome.
- Jacob Klinger