Oct 18, 2021 • 55M

Ted Lasso's Nick Mohammed (aka Nate Shelley); Chris Wittyngham on the Weekend

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Grant Wahl, one of the world’s leading soccer journalists, shares his thoughts on the sport and interviews the biggest names and the most fascinating figures in the game.
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Grant and Chris interview Nick Mohammed (17:00), who plays Nate Shelley on Ted Lasso. (Spoiler alert: Don’t listen to this until you’ve finished Season 2 of the show.) Mohammed details the challenges of playing Nate in a transformative season for his character, shares how Ted Lasso fans have responded to him recently and explains how he’s able to portray a sports figure even though he doesn’t care much for sports. Grant and Chris also break down the soccer weekend, including Man United’s loss to Leicester, Chelsea’s win at Brentford, Americans Abroad, Steve Baldwin’s plans to sell the Washington Spirit, the Hudson River Derby and much more.