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Managing Madrid Podcast: How Real Madrid grew and improved their social media and why they’re raiding Atletico’s youth system

Kiyan is joined by Euan to dissect two interesting talking points

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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Euan McTear discuss:

  • What actually was the pact of non-aggression and when did it start?
  • Will this be one-way raiding, or with Atletico Madrid snatch some players too?
  • Does Atletico have power to persuade Real Madrid’s youth team players?
  • The cases of Juanfran, Saul, and Felipe Luis
  • How this now compares to the Barcelona and Espanyol situation
  • The Atletico analyst that’s friends with Alvaro Arbeloa
  • Raul Gonzalez, the poster boy of switching teams
  • Jesus Gil’s decision to shut down Atletico’s academy
  • Why Real Madrid broke the pact
  • Real Madrid’s social media growth
  • What’s changed and why their social media has improved
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Euan McTear (@emctear)

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