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Real Deal Podcast: Lucas Navarrete - The Godfather of Managing Madrid

Lucas joins the show to talk us through his journey from humble reporter to the Don of Managing Madrid

On this episode of the Real Deal, we sit down with Don Lucas Navarrete: the Madridista Mafia Boss.

Tune into hear about his decade long rise from matchday reporter to Chief Editor of Managing Madrid.


4:00 - Becoming a Real Madrid fan in Valencia

9:45 - Growing Managing Madrid

22:33 - Covering La Decima and Real Madrid over the years

59:00 - Asking Managers Questions

1:07:10 - On Tactics and Analytics In Football

1:13:00 - Lucas’ Best Scoop

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Hosts this week:

Mehedi Hassan (@MHassanFootball)

Siddharth Ramsundar (@TacticalFouling)

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