Jimmy Maurer | Perfect Soccer Podcast Ep.055

Jimmy Maurer

In today’s episode: Paul interviewed Dallas FC goalkeeper Jimmy Maurer. Jimmy discusses his time at University of South Carolina, his journey from the New York Cosmos to the MLS, and how mentally strong you have to be to be a goalie. 

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Time Stamp

0:00 - 1:10 Intro

1:11 - 3:08 Jimmy Maurer’s youth career

3:10 - 4:50 Becoming a goalie came natural

4:52 - 6:52 Jimmy’s college recruitment process

6:54 - 8:11 The experience at University of South Carolina

8:12 - 9:24 Going through the MLS Supplemental Draft

9:25 - 11:01 With only 2 spots per team, getting picked for a goalie was tough

11:02 - 13:50 Sharing experiences with soccer legends like Pele and Raul

13:52 - 15:21 Signing with FC Dallas

15:43 - 17:01 The MLS experience can be a whirlwind

17:03 - 18:12 Jimmy’s experience at FC Dallas

18:13 - 27:10 Quincy’s 5 questions

27:11 - 28:53 Off the pitch questions

28:54 - 30:18 Outro

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