Max & Herc
Max & Herc: Serenading Diego Valeri: 1/20/19
The guys chat with and sing to Portland Timbers star Diego Valeri at MLS Media Day, and Kendall Waston stops by to talk about his plans for FC Cincinnati, Costa Rica and more.
Max & Herc: Altidore Hinting at Toronto Exit?: 1/19/19
Jozy Altidore and Ola Kamara join the guys on set at MLS Media Day in LA. Plus, Max and Herc reflect on the legacy of the late coaching legend Sigi Schmid.
Max & Herc: Time to End the MLS SuperDraft?: 1/14/19
The guys discuss the future of the MLS SuperDraft and the big moves for Christian Pulisic and Diego Lainez. Plus, Sebi Salazar chats with Frank de Boer and Caleb Porter.
Max & Herc: Advice for a New MLS Coach: 12/17/18
Max takes a trip down memory lane with former MLS Coach of the Year Steve Nicol, and ESPN FC's Eric Gomez calls in to talk Club America's record-setting 13th Liga MX title.
Max & Herc: Atlanta United Have It All: 12/10/18
Max is joined by special guest Alejandro Moreno to discuss Atlanta United's MLS Cup triumph and the post-Tata era, the Liga MX playoffs and the Copa Libertadores final.
Max & Herc: 'I Feel Bad for Gregg Berhalter': 12/3/18
The guys discuss Gregg Berhalter's appointment as USMNT coach, the Liga MX playoffs and early retirements in MLS. Plus, a chat with Atlanta keeper Brad Guzan ahead of MLS Cup.
Max & Herc: 'That's So Metro!': 11/26/18
The guys break down the first legs of the MLS conference finals and make their Liga MX playoffs picks. Sebastian Salazar joins the show to discuss his bilingual MLS coverage.
Max & Herc: Garber's Best-Kept Secret: 11/19/18
Sebastian Salazar joins the guys to talk Liga MX collusion, Tata Martino, Oscar Pareja and possibly Maradona making coaching moves, and the never-ending USMNT coaching saga.
Max & Herc: Dude, Where's My Car Show?: 11/13/18
The guys discuss the MLS conference semis and the USMNT coaching search. Plus, Merritt Paulson on the Timbers' playoff run, why he might quit Twitter, Guns N'Roses and more.
Max & Herc: Fight for MLS Cup Heats Up: 11/5/18
The guys break down the goings-on in the MLS Cup Playoffs, respond to the actions of spectators at LAFC's loss to RSL and examine Cruz Azul's pursuit of a domestic double.
Max & Herc: MLS Season Awards: 10/30/18
The guys hand out their 2018 MLS awards and make their playoff picks. Sporting KC coach Peter Vermes calls in to discuss the playoffs, territorial scouting and the USMNT.
Max & Herc: All on the Line in MLS: 10/23/18
The guys preview MLS Decision Day 2018 and reveal their projected playoff seeding. Plus, a look at MLS supporters culture and Tata Martino's decision to leave Atlanta United.
Max & Herc: The Crew are (Almost) Saved: 10/15/18
The guys discuss the big news out of Columbus and what it means for both Crew SC and a team in Austin. Plus, a look at USMNT-Peru and the latest on a potential rift in Mexico.
Max & Herc: San Jose's Major Coup: 10/8/18
Sebastian Salazar joins the guys to react to San Jose's shock hiring of new coach Matias Almeyda. Plus, a look at the USMNT squad and Toronto FC missing the MLS Cup playoffs.
Max & Herc: Momentum Shift in Shield Race: 10/1/18
The guys break down New York Red Bulls' big win over Atlanta United and the Super Clasico draw between America and Chivas. Plus, which MLS players are fighting for their jobs?
Max & Herc: Is Tata Martino on the Move?: 9/24/18
The guys look back on the Campeones Cup and discuss Tata Martino's future in Atlanta. Plus, New York Red Bulls stars Luis Robles and Sean Davis join the show in the studio.
Max & Herc: Bradley on Being a USMNT 'Villain': 9/17/18
Michael Bradley joins the show to discuss clashing with Zlatan, being labeled a USMNT villain, the Campeones Cup and more. Plus, reaction to USA-Mexico and Maradona's new gig.
Max & Herc: The Rivalry Renewed: 9/10/18
The guys get together in Nashville ahead of USA-Mexico to discuss the rivalry, from its best moments to the state of both teams as the 2022 World Cup cycle begins.
Max & Herc: Who is the USMNT's GOAT?: 9/6/18
The guys discuss Clint Dempsey's legacy and debate the top five USMNT players ever. Plus, the Tuca Ferretti-Miguel Herrera feud and a chat with D.C. United's Bill Hamid.
Max & Herc: Is Martinez Bigger Than MLS?: 8/28/18
The guys talk Josef Martinez's record, Laurent Ciman leaving LAFC and Tuca Ferretti taking charge of Mexico. Plus, Cristian Roldan on Seattle's resurgence, the USMNT and more.
Max & Herc: The Worst Fans in MLS: 8/20/18
Sacha Kljestan joins the show ahead of Orlando's Rivalry Week showdown with Atlanta. Plus, the guys discuss MLS's worst fans, coaching in the U.S. and trouble at Veracruz.
Max & Herc: The Best MLS Moment Ever?: 8/13/18
The guys react to an unbelievable finish in D.C. starring Wayne Rooney, debate who should be the MLS MVP in 2018 and reveal the next big thing in Mexican soccer.
Max & Herc: What Defines a Big Club?: 8/6/18
The guys discuss the altercation between Atlanta United and Toronto FC, Pedro Caixinha's comments about Tigres and big clubs, and Earnie Stewart's first few days as USMNT GM.
Max & Herc: Chatting With Sami Khedira: 8/1/18
Sami Khedira joins Max and Herc to talk Juventus ahead of the MLS All-Star Game. Plus, the guys react to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's absence from the All-Star Game.
Max & Herc Take on the MLS All-Star Game: 7/31/18
Max and Herc head to Atlanta for the MLS All-Star Game and chat with Bradley Wright-Phillips, Aaron Long and Alphonso Davies. Plus, Sebi Salazar joins to talk MLS vs. Liga MX.
Max & Herc: Osorio Right for USMNT?: 7/25/18
Max and Herc discuss Juan Carlos Osorio's future and if he would be a good fit to coach the U.S., Josef Martinez's hat-trick record and Alphonso Davies' move to Bayern Munich.
Max & Herc: D.C.'s Big Night Overshadowed: 7/16/18
Sebi Salazar delves into the opening of Audi Field and D.C. United's issues. Plus, the guys talk World Cup, and Herc explains why the Earthquakes are the new Cleveland Browns.
Max & Herc: Life In Russia: 6/26/18
Herc describes what it's been like to be at the World Cup. Kasey Keller and Kate Markgraf join Max to talk the USMNT's absence, CONCACAF's performance and rooting for Mexico.
Max & Herc: 2026 World Cup Coming to America: 6/14/18
Julie Foudy and Kasey Keller join Max Bretos to discuss the United States jointly hosting the 2026 World Cup.
Max & Herc: World Cup Predictions: 6/7/18
Max & Herc react to Earnie Stewart being named USMNT general manager and give their predictions for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Max & Herc: The Future of U.S. Soccer: 5/28/18
Sebastian Salazar joins the show to evaluate Carlos Cordeiro's first 100 days as U.S. Soccer president. The guys preview the USMNT's upcoming friendlies.
Max & Herc: Countdown to the World Cup: 5/20/18
With the World Cup approaching, the guys break down Mexico's squad for Russia and the latest comments on the USMNT. Plus, they react to the latest update on Patrick Vieira.
Max & Herc: Rooney Right for D.C.?: 5/14/18
Sebastian Salazar joins in to talk Wayne Rooney's potential move to D.C. United, MLS' highest-paid players and La Liguilla. Plus, which MLS teams should hit the panic button?
Max & Herc: Where Will Chicharito Land?: 5/7/18
The guys debate where Chicharito ends up after West Ham. Plus, they break down the Red Bulls' rout of NYCFC, Zlatan's MLS review, the Liga MX playoffs and Seattle's struggles.
David Villa's Still Got It: 5/1/18
The guys talk David Villa, VAR and Donald Trump's comments about the 2026 World Cup bid. Plus, they preview the Liga MX playoffs and break down Mexico's messy pro/rel issue.
Max & Herc: Chivas win CCL: 4/26/18
Max and Herc get together for an impromptu podcast to discuss Chivas defeating Toronto FC on penalties to win the CONCACAF Champions League final.
Max & Herc: Toronto Up to CCL Challenge?: 4/23/18
The guys preview the second leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final, break down the week in MLS and address the possibility of Liga MX players going on strike.
Max & Herc: Advantage Chivas: 4/18/18
Max and Herc get together for an emergency podcast to break down the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final, where Chivas leave Toronto with the advantage.
Max & Herc: The VAR Debate: 4/9/18
The guys discuss the merits of VAR, LAFC's struggles and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Plus, they preview the CCL semifinal second legs, and Max chats with Juan Carlos Osorio.
Max & Herc: Zlatan Conquers MLS: 4/2/18
The guys discuss Zlatan Ibrahimovic's memorable MLS debut and the inaugural El Trafico. Plus, they preview the CCL semis and evaluate the USMNT and Mexico's recent friendlies.
Max & Herc: MLS Panic Meter: 3/19/18
The guys discuss the early struggles of Toronto, Seattle and Orlando City, react to the latest drama in Liga MX, break down the USMNT squad to face Paraguay and more.
Max & Herc: MLS Catching Up to Liga MX?: 3/12/18
The guys talk #SaveTheCrew, LAFC and more from Week 2 of MLS. Plus, they discuss whether the MLS clubs can hold on in the CCL and the possible return of Liga MX's 20/11 rule.
Max & Herc: MLS is Back!: 3/5/18
The guys examine the first weekend of the MLS season, preview the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals and discuss Mexico's plan to freeze promotion/relegation.
Max & Herc: Should USMNT coach be American?: 2/27/18
The guys discuss Landon Donovan's controversial comments, the 2018 MLS season and the league's performance in the CCL. Plus, Max talks about his new role as the voice of LAFC.
One on One With Tyler Adams: 2/23/18
Herculez Gomez chats with New York Red Bulls and USMNT midfielder Tyler Adams about the 18 year old's mindset as a pro, the time he told Herc off on the field and much more.
Max & Herc: How Cordeiro Became President: 2/12/18
Max and Herc are joined by Sebastian Salazar to break down Carlos Cordeiro's election as U.S. Soccer president, the power of the Athlete Council, what comes next and more.
Max & Herc: Zlatan the Villain MLS Needs?: 1/30/18
Sebastian Salazar joins the guys amid the continued fallout from Jona Gonzalez's decision. Allen Hopkins chats about working with Klinsmann. Max and Herc talk Zlatan to MLS.
Max & Herc: Bob Bradley Sounds Off: 1/22/18
Bob Bradley joins the guys for an in-depth discussion about the state of the U.S. national team, and Herc Gomez provides shocking new details in the Jonathan Gonzalez drama.
MLS Media Day Special: 1/20/18
Max and Herc are in California for MLS Media Day, where they chat with Sacha Kljestan, fresh off his move to Orlando City, and 2017 Golden Boot winner Nemanja Nikolic.
How the U.S. Lost Gonzalez: 1/9/18
Herculez Gomez shares what Jonathan Gonzalez told him about his decision to choose Mexico over the United States, and the guys break down how the U.S. lost the Monterrey star.
Max & Herc: Martino Talks Presidential Bid: 12/19/17
U.S. Soccer presidential candidate Kyle Martino sits down with Max Bretos to discuss his platform and answer your questions about the future of the American game.
On the Road : 12/8/17
Max and Herc are in Canada for the MLS Cup Final rematch between Toronto FC and Seattle Sounders. Greg Vanney and Brian Schmetzer both join the guys to preview the 2017 final.
Max & Herc: Mexico's World Cup Chances: 12/4/17
Brian McBride joins the guys to talk MLS Cup, the USMNT and #SaveTheCrew. Max and Herc react to Mexico's World Cup draw and MLS expansion news, and preview the Liga MX final.
American Highs and Lows in Germany: 11/27/17
Max and Herc break down the next round of fixtures in the MLS and Liga MX playoffs, and Derek Rae goes in-depth on American stars in the Bundesliga.
Max & Herc: The Final Four: 11/20/17
The guys make their picks for the MLS conference finals and the Liga MX playoffs, and they draft their ultimate Thanksgiving dinner.
Max & Herc: What was Arena Thinking?: 11/15/17
The guys discuss Bruce Arena's TV appearance, Mexico's successful international break and how to fix the MLS Cup playoffs.
Max & Herc: Fighting Through the Playoffs: 11/6/17
Jon Champion and Dax McCarty join the pod to talk MLS playoffs and the Altidore-Kljestan clash. The guys react to Kyle Martino's decision to run for U.S. Soccer president.
Wynalda Talks U.S. Soccer Candidacy: 10/30/17
Eric Wynalda calls in for a discussion about his U.S. Soccer presidential candidacy. The guys discuss the sluggish start to the MLS Cup Playoffs and the fall of Cruz Azul.
MLS Cup Playoffs Preview: 10/23/17
The guys discuss the MLS Cup Playoffs, the effort to save Columbus Crew SC, Chivas' woes in Liga MX and the U.S. Soccer presidential election.
USMNT Blame Game: 10/16/17
Sebastian Salazar joins the guys for a heated discussion about the U.S.'s World Cup failure, who's to blame and how to recover.
USMNT, What the Heck Happened?: 10/10/17
Max and Herc are joined by special guest Shaka Hislop to vent, evaluate and make sense of the United States' failure to qualify for the World Cup.
Make or Break for USMNT: 10/2/17
Max and Herc preview the final two U.S. World Cup qualifiers and chat with ESPN FC's Sam Borden and former U.S. international Frankie Hejduk.
Routs, records and failed Prem moves: 9/19/17
The guys chat with Brad Guzan about the rise of Atlanta United, their record crowd and the 7-0 rout. Gab Marcotti elaborates on reports of a failed Prem move for Andre Blake.
'Do You Even Chablis?': 9/11/17
The guys celebrate Herc becoming a father, evaluate the best teams in MLS and dissect critical comments about the USMNT.
Max & Herc: American Soccer Insecurity: 9/6/17
Max may be in the California sunshine, but the guys still have a lot to say about the U.S.'s recent World Cup qualifiers and the reaction from fans and pundits alike.
Max & Herc: No Break for USMNT: 8/29/17
Max & Herc break preview the international break, assess David Villa's Spain call up and give their final thoughts on Mayweather vs. McGregor.
The Making of LAFC: 8/23/17
The guys talk about Toronto FC's stellar season and challenges of a short window between Mexican seasons. LAFC president Tom Penn calls in to talk about building his squad.
El Tri stars to MLS: 8/14/17
Sebi Salazar joins the guys to talk Rafa Marquez and the lack of Mexican stars in MLS. Bradley Wright-Phillips calls in to discuss his big season, Kaka's red card and more.
Best All-Star Game in Town?: 8/7/17
The guys talk MLS All-Stars, the league's best players and the wild story of Liga MX surprise Lobos BUAP. Soccer fan and "Around the Horn" panelist Frank Isola calls in.
Experiencing El Clasico: 7/31/17
Max and Herc relive their experience at El Clasico, and Herc catches up with MLS All-Stars Jozy Altidore and Dom Dwyer.
Road to the Gold Cup Final: 7/24/17
From opposite ends of the U.S., Max and Herc react to the Gold Cup so far, discuss Osorio's future and preview the final.
The Tales of Frankie Hejduk: 7/10/17
The guys discuss the start of the Gold Cup and the absurdity of MLS All-Star voting. Former international Frankie Hejduk calls in for a lively chat.
Guzan's Journey to Atlanta: 7/5/17
Max and Herc preview the Gold Cup, sit down with Brad Guzan and get an inside look at Herc from a special guest.
The Case for the Open Cup: 6/28/17
The guys celebrate finally having their own iTunes channel by discussing the U.S. Open Cup, Max's career, Dominic Kinnear's firing and Dom Dwyer's call-up to the USMNT.
Max & Herc: Ronaldo's Road to MLS: 6/19/17
Herc offers a unique plan to get Cristiano Ronaldo to MLS. ESPN's Eric Gomez calls in to talk about pressure on Mexico. The guys weigh in on how VAR will affect MLS.
Max & Herc: A Dual-national's Dilemma: 6/14/17
Paul Arriola discusses the U.S. draw at Mexico. Dual-national Richard Sanchez explains why he picked Mexico over the U.S. Plus, Sam Borden provides a 2018 World Cup update.
Max & Herc: 6/5/17
Max and Herc discuss the allure of the Estadio Azteca, the U.S. U-20's exit at the World Cup and Mike Petke's harsh words for his Real Salt Lake players.
Max & Herc: Ranking Chicharito : 5/30/17
Max, Herc and Sebi discuss whether or not Javier Hernandez is among the best Mexican players ever, the best MLS rivalries and the controversial Liga MX final.
Max & Herc Podcast: 5/22/17
Max and Herc assess salary disparity in MLS. Plus, guests Sebastian Salazar and Derek Rae join to discuss Liga MX and Americans' success in the Bundesliga respectively.
Max & Herc: A Gentleman's Pact : 5/17/17
The guys discuss coach accountability in MLS, the gentleman's pact in Liga MX and chat with FC Dallas star Kellyn Acosta.
Max & Herc: MLS the New NBA?: 5/8/17
Max and Herc recap a wild final weekend in Liga MX, compare resting players in MLS to the NBA and chat with Philadelphia Union star C.J. Sapong.
Max & Herc: MLS Salaries: 5/1/17
Max and Herc chat with Timbers owner Merritt Paulson, discuss the impact of releasing MLS salaries for public viewing and catch up on Liga MX.
Max & Herc: Giovinco's Tantrum: 4/24/17
The guys discuss Sebastian Giovinco's outburst with the Toronto Sun's Kurt Larson. Adrian Heath calls in to talk Minnesota United, Cyle Larin and more.
M & H: Juan Carlos Osorio : 4/20/17
Max and Herc sit down for an exclusive interview with Mexico national team coach Juan Carlos Osorio, who opens up about his start in coaching, his philosophy and more.
Max & Herc: 4/17/17
Max Bretos and Herculez Gomez assess MLS supporter culture after Tim Howard's suspension and FC Dallas technical director Fernando Clavijo stops by to discuss player development.
Max & Herc : 4/10/17
Herculez Gomez and guest host Sebastian Salazar discuss the joint 2026 World Cup bid with ESPN's Sam Borden. Also, Dax McCarty opens up about his trade to Chicago.
Max & Herc: Jermaine Jones: 4/3/17
The guys chat with USMNT star Jermaine Jones, who has a message for his doubters. Plus, ICC mastermind Charlie Stillitano stops by.
U.S. earn first Hex win: 3/27/17
Max and Herc discuss the U.S.'s thrashing of Honduras, international break issues in MLS, Chicharito's historic goal and Footy McFooty Face.
U.S. earn first Hex win: 3/27/17
Max and Herc discuss the U.S.'s thrashing of Honduras, international break issues in MLS, Chicharito's historic goal and Footy McFooty Face.
Max & Herc: Big Week For The U.S.: 3/20/17
Max and Herc preview crucial qualifiers for the U.S., break down the latest MLS action and chat with Benny Feilhaber.
Max & Herc: Grilling Garber: 3/13/17
Max and Herculez ask MLS Commissioner Don Garber the tough questions on the league's growth, Miami and more.
Max & Herc: MLS is Back!: 3/7/17
Max and Herc break down MLS opening weekend and U.S. Soccer's new national anthem policy. Plus, Carlos Bocanegra joins the pod to talk Atlanta United's first game and more.
Max and Herc: MLS Preview: 2/27/17
Philadelphia Union star Alejandro Bedoya joins the podcast. Plus, Max and Herc make their picks for the 2017 MLS season.
Max & Herc: MLS offseason: 2/21/17
Max Bretos and Herculez Gomez discuss MLS offseason moves, recap Liga MX action, chat with Orlando's Jonathan Spector and discuss the return of the CONCACAF Champions League.
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