Irv Smalls is the executive director of FC Harlem and our guest on this week’s episode of Chelsea Mike’d Up. Learn more about this great American soccer organization and Smalls’ ties to Christian Pulisic.
Hosts Mike Ryan Ruiz and Chris Wittyngham discuss our loss at West Ham United last week and the win against Watford over the weekend. They’re then joined by Smalls, who is in charge of FC Harlem, an American organization that works to create more opportunities for Black and Latino youth in New York City neighborhoods. Smalls touches on the club’s partnership with FC Harlem, which has been in place since 2013, as well as how the organization is aiming to change the soccer landscape in America and inner cities.
Finally, you especially won’t want to miss Smalls telling the full story of how he was personally invited to Christian Pulisic’s secret Stamford Bridge meetup to help persuade the American to join the Blues in 2018.
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