Zico Bailey | Perfect Soccer Podcast Ep.041

Zico Bailey

In today’s episode: Paul interviewed defender Zico Bailey of FC Cincinnati. Zico discusses moving away from family early to play soccer, playing in the MLS, and his options for a national team.

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Time Stamp

0:00 - 1:13 Intro

1:15 - 1:40 Zico’s first memory of playing soccer

1:43 - 4:20 Having a youth career at LA Galaxy

4:22 - 7:02 Zico’s college recruitment experience

7:04 - 7:50 First thoughts of going pro

7:52 - 8:32 A short taste of college life

8:33 - 11:08 Deciding to drop college and go pro

11:09 - 14:28 First MLS season and game

14:29 - 15:08 The experience of the “MLS is back” bubble

15:09 - 15:53 Choosing a National team to play for

15:55 - 19:41 Quincy’s 5 questions

19:42 - 22:37 Off the pitch questions

22:38 - 23:53 Outro

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