Soccer Today presented by Toyota: Sunday, August 25

Here’s the show recap from Sunday’s latest episode of Soccer Today presented by Toyota and co-hosted by Marc Stein and Steve Davis on 103.3 FM ESPN Radio:

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SEGMENT 1: Co-host Steve Davis talks about soccer broadcasters, specifically about a few words and phrases they really should avoid. Among them: the false narrative of "better soccer back in the rough-tackling days."

SEGMENT 2: Steve got some time with United States and Real Salt Lake midfielder Kyle Beckerman, who is recently back from three World Cup starts.

SEGMENT 3: ESPN's Shaka Hislop helps us understand Tim Howard's choice to step away from international soccer for a year.

SEGMENT 4: ESPN's Adrian Healey talks Major League Soccer and Premier League, starting with Mario Balotelli's surprise move to Liverpool.