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VerdeVUE Pod: Austin FC-Columbus Crew highlights; Alex Ring, Los Verdes supporters join podcast

We're joined this week by Austin FC midfielder Alex Ring and three members of Los Verdes, an Austin FC supporters group.

AUSTIN, Texas — KVUE has launched "VerdeVUE Pod," the station's Austin FC podcast. We'll talk about everything: from the match highlights to previewing the next game and everything in between, such as the players' game day rituals, rapid-fire questions and appearing in TikToks.  

We're joined this week by Austin FC midfielder Alex Ring and three members of Los Verdes, an Austin FC supporters group. Paul, Brittany and Jake recap the Austin FC vs. Columbus Crew match, talk with Los Verdes supporters about a Jake tweet regarding the seating situation of Crew fans and discuss the latest Austin FC signing: Moussa Djitte. 

RELATED: Austin FC signs Senegalese center forward Moussa Djitté

Episodes of VerdeVUE Pod will post to KVUE's YouTube page.

WATCH: VerdeVUE Pod: KVUE's Austin FC podcast


  • 1:00 – Austin FC signs Moussa Djitte ... and Paul forgets how to pronounce his name. Great start
  • 2:00 – Austin FC says Danny Hoesen will be reevaluated for his hip injury after originally being ruled out for season 
  • 7:00 – Austin FC vs. Columbus recap 
  • 10:30 – Brad Stuver on his performance getting another shutout 
  • 11:00 – Austin FC's inability to score goals as of late 
  • 14:00 – Austin FC ATX Pride Flag tifo / Pride Night 
  • 16:00 – Alex Ring joins VerdeVUE / thoughts on being selected 1st team captain 
  • 17:00 – Alex Ring on his injuries / preparation and rehab to be able to play 
  • 19:00 – Alex Ring thanks his wife for helping support his career 
  • 20:00 – Alex Ring on playing in Q2 Stadium 
  • 24:00 – Alex Ring on holding himself and his teammates to a high standard 
  • 25:30 – Alex Ring on building club traditions / fan base support 
  • 26:30 – Alex Ring on being teammates with Brad Stuver before Austin FC and seeing his hard work pay off 
  • 28:30 – Alex Ring rapid fire questions 
  • 32:00 – Jake vs. Twitter – Columbus Crew fans in the nosebleeds 
  • 36:00 – Los Verdes supporters address Jake's tweet / online response 
  • 43:00 – Brittany wants everyone to just love soccer as much as she does 
  • 50:00 – Los Verdes supporters are working to build an inclusive fan base culture 
  • 56:00 – Growing soccer to all corners of fandom 
  • 57:00 – Los Verdes supporters on the overall atmosphere of Q2 Stadium 
  • 1:02:00 – Austin FC vs. Portland Timbers preview 
  • 1:05:00 – Who will score the first goal in Q2 Stadium?

For the latest Austin FC news, visit kvue.com/austinfc. And to get the latest Austin FC news straight to your phone, text "SOCCER" to 512-459-9442.  


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