Sporting KC Show Podcast

Sporting KC Show Podcast: Dr. Dionne Busio on raising her son Gianluca

Running throughout the season on Sports Radio 810 WHB, the Sporting Kansas City Show presented by Michelob Ultra is available on several podcast hubs including Spotify and iTunes as well as With Nate Bukaty, Aly Trost and Conall McCourt hosting the weekly program, Sporting fans have a place to go to catch up on club storylines, guest interviews and more.

The newest episode of the Sporting Kansas City Show Podcast, presented by Michelob Ultra, debuted Wednesday night on Sports Radio 810 WHB as hosts Nate Bukaty, Aly Trost and Conall McCourt welcomed a very special guest to the program.

Dr. Dionne Busio, the mother of Sporting Kansas City midfielder Gianluca Busio, shared the amazing story of how her talented son transitioned from his native North Carolina to Kansas City, where he has blossomed into a bona fide star in Major League Soccer. Dr. Busio, who teaches at Appalachian State University, also gave fascinating insight on her family's background and the unique traits that have allowed Gianluca Busio to fulfill his soccer dreams at such a young age.

Needless to say, the episode above is well worth the watch.

After a stellar debut for the United States Men's National Team on Sunday at Children's Mercy Park, Gianluca is in contention for his first U.S. MNT start tonight as the Americans return to the world-class stadium for a Concacaf Gold Cup Group B showdown with Martinique.

Kickoff is slated for 9 p.m. CT, serving as the second-game of a Group B doubleheader that begins with Canada versus Haiti at 6:30 p.m. CT. Tickets gaining entry to both matches are available for as low as $33 onĀ