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Benny Feilhaber on becoming a Sporting Legend

Benny Feilhaber talks about the best moments and memories from his career, his coaching aspirations, and settles the Messi vs Pele debate.



Fan favorite. Legend. Villain. Yank. SKCII Head Coach. Champion. That guy who shaved KC into the side of his head with a mullet one time.

No matter what you call him, Benny Feilhaber is a key piece of American soccer lore.

The latest Sporting Legends inductee joined Shades of Blue for what was supposed to be a quick interview. He reacts to our Top 5 moments from his 15-year career and has a vivid memory of every goal, assist, and mustache.

“I want to become an MLS head coach.”

Benny talks about his coaching aspirations and his feelings towards Jurgen Klinsmann. He tells us about the time he faced Lionel Messi and even settles the Messi vs Pele debate.

Ike Opara crashes the show.

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