For many football fans who look back on the 90’s with fond memories, Mundial magazine is somewhat of a bible.

For those who work in the print industry, it is a blueprint. A beautiful magazine with well-told stories and an example of an incredibly high watermark of modern journalism.

On this episode of The Footballco Business Podcast Alex speaks to one of the men behind the magazine, Owen Blackhurst, co-founder of the award-winning publication.

Owen talks about the challenges of not only turning to print when the rest of the world was going digital but also about keeping the magazine going during the Covid crisis, his favourite cover stars and the future of Mundial as a publication.

You can follow Mundial on Twitter and Instagram @MundialMag and order back issues of the magazine via the website:

The Footballco Business Podcast is a show focused on the most innovative people working in the world of football media, brands and marketing.

Each episode features some of the most creative minds in the sport, getting their views on the business behind the beautiful game – from partnerships and branding to esports and new platforms.

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