A World Cup Preview from CSG’s Sports Card Podcast, Collect This!

Posted on 11/18/2022

With the World Cup upon us, three soccer experts discuss what we might see on the pitch and in the hobby.

The World Cup kicks off on Sunday, November 20, and in celebration of the beautiful game, CSG’s Collect This! podcast welcomed a trio of soccer experts to break down what fans and hobbyists should look for on the pitch and when collecting.

Collect This! host Alan Goldsher raved about his guests for this special episode. “I always joke that I’m a C-minus soccer student, but behind every joke is a grain of truth, so whenever I have a soccer-themed show, I try and book guests from whom I can learn a thing or two. And I learned a whole bunch from Sal DiStefano, Umberto Paolucci, and Matteo Pella."

Goldsher added, “Sal is CSG’s resident soccer card grader and brings all kinds of great insight as to how the tournament impacts interest and value in soccer cards across the world. And Umberto and Matteo, who co-curate the World Football Collection, the world’s largest collection of soccer memorabilia, have forgotten more about soccer history than I’ll ever know. It was a fantastic group who delivered a fantastic discussion about what will undoubtedly be a fantastic tournament."

New episodes of CSG’s sports card and collectibles podcast Collect This!—which ranks among the top 25% of all podcasts in listenership—premiere every Thursday, and can be heard on Apple, Spotify and all major podcast platforms. For more information, write [email protected].

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