World Cup USA – Thank You Spanish Language TV

World Cup USA – Thank You Spanish Language TV
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If there's something many expats and US soccer fans have come to agree on over the last few days - it's how appalling the commentary for the World Cup matches has been on US TV.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 12 june 2006

If there’s something many expats and US soccer fans have come to agree on over the last few days – it’s how appalling the commentary for the World Cup matches has been on US TV.

In a country where kids grow up playing soccer, it’s surprising to hear the commentators still offering so much explanation about the sport. Also, the commentary doesn’t follow the action – maybe they are borrowing a style form American Football – it’s more background information (we were told throughout the Iran vs. Mexico match that this day wasn’t about politics – and plenty of talk about Iran’s president).

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