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The FIFA World Cup tournament kicks off in just under a week with Team Canada playing its first match on November 23. Think of this episode as a primer for everything you need to know before the tournament starts, whether you’re a casual fan or live for the game. Plus, John Doyle speaks to Camila Gonzalez, TLN host and the producer of the compelling new documentary Heart of Goal: The Rise of Canadian Soccer, about Canada’s road to the World Cup. Finally, Sonja and John debate Canada’s prospects heading into their first World Cup in 36 years and preview their first match against Belgium.

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