Donovan Pines @donnycp23 | Perfect Soccer Podcast Ep.033

Donovan Pines

In today’s episode: Paul interviewed defender Donovan Pines of DC United. Donovan discusses playing for his hometown teams, winning a national championship at Maryland, and experience playing for the US Men’s National Team.

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Time Stamp

0:00 - 1:10 Intro

1:11 - 2:39 First memory of playing soccer

2:40 - 4:06 Recruiting process

4:07 - 5:46 DC United Youth Team discovering Donovan

5:47 - 6:31 When did Donovan think he could be a pro

6:32 - 7:44 Growing up playing multiple sports

7:45 - 11:04 Why did Donovan choose to go to Maryland?

11:05 - 13:03 DC United having his rights during college

13:04 - 14:03 Overall experience at Maryland and winning the National Championship

14:04 - 15:05 Leaving Maryland early for the MLS

15:06 - 15:37 Almost signing with an overseas team

15:38 - 16:50 Playing for the hometown team

16:51 - 18:36 Experience making pro debuts in USL and MLS

18:37 - 19:56 Playing in the MLS bubble in 2020

19:57 - 21:04 Getting back into this new normal

21:05 - 22:02 Playing for US Men’s National Team

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22:24 - 26:48 Quincy’s 5 questions

26:49 - 30:40 Off the pitch questions

30:41 - 31:53 Outro

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