Univision Deportes Announces Commentators for World Cup 2014 Round of 16

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June 27th, 2014

Univision Deportes

via press release:

UNIVISION DEPORTES ANNOUNCES COMMENTATORS FOR WORLD CUP 2014 ROUND OF 16

 

Starting on Saturday, June 28th, second stage matches to air on Univision and Univision Deportes Networks


WHAT:          As we enter the second stage of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, expectations are heightened and Univision Deportes continues to bring fútbol fans the best coverage live from Brazil.

 

Starting on Saturday, June 28th, Univision Deportes will broadcast the matches of the Round of 16 phase of the tournament, LIVE on the Univision and Univision Deportes Networks.

Univision Deportes’ team of experts, including Pablo “La Torre de Jalisco” Ramírez, Jesús “El Profe” Bracamontes, Enrique “El Perro” Bermúdez, Felíx “El Gato” Fernández, Luis Omar Tapia, Jorge Pérez-Navarro, and Diego Balado, among others, will be joined by recognized former soccer players who will bring their expertise to the matches with the play-by-play, analysis and color commentary, including:

 

  • Hristo Stoichkov – Now part of Univision Deportes’ roster, was on the Bulgarian National Team in the 1994 World Cup, finishing in third place, and received the Balon d’Or that same year. He also had a successful career with the Spanish team FC Barcelona.
  • Mauro Camoranesi – Argentinean of Italian descent who currently plays for the Argentinean team Racing Avellaneda and was on the Italian National Team that took home the 2006 World Cup trophy.
  • Pável Pardo – Former Mexican soccer athlete who played with Mexico’s National team in World Cup 1998 and 2006; won two CONCACAF Gold Cup and one Confederations Cup in 1999. Lastly he played with MLS Chicago Fire team.
  • Marcelo Balboa – A former MLS star and member of the U.S. National Team that played in the 1990 and 1994 World Cups, Balboa has been a soccer commentator and analyst since retiring from the field.
  • Ramón Ramírez – Retired player, veteran of two World Cups, 1994 and 1998, where he played in the Mexican National Team.

WHEN

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WHERE:        Saturday, June 28, 2014

Brazil vs. Chile

11:30 a.m. ET/10:30 a.m. CT/8:30 a.m. PT

Univision Network and Univision Deportes Network

Commentators: Luis Omar Tapia, José Luis López Salido, Félix “El Gato” Fernández

 

Colombia vs. Uruguay

3:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. CT/12:30 p.m. PT

Univision Network and Univision Deportes Network

Commentators: Edgar Martínez, Diego Balado, Félix de Bedout

 

                        Sunday, June 29, 2014

Netherlands vs. Mexico

11:30 a.m. ET/10:30 a.m. CT/8:30 a.m. PT

Univision Network and Univision Deportes Network

Commentators: Enrique “El Perro” Bermúdez, Pablo “La Torre de Jalisco” Ramírez, Jesús “El Profe” Bracamontes

 

Costa Rica vs. Greece

3:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. CT/12:30 p.m. PT

Univision Network and Univision Deportes Network

Commentators: Jorge Pérez-Navarro, Diego Balado, Marcelo Balboa

 

Monday, June 30, 2014

France vs. Nigeria

11:30 a.m. ET/10:30 a.m. CT/8:30 a.m. PT

Univision Network and Univision Deportes Network

Commentators: Luis Omar Tapia, Hristo Stoitchkov, Félix Fernández

 

Germany vs. Argelia

3:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. CT/12:30 p.m. PT

Univision Network and Univision Deportes Network

Commentators: José Luis López Salido, Edgar Martínez, Pavel Pardo

 

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Argentina vs. Sweden

11:30 a.m. ET/10:30 a.m. CT/8:30 a.m. PT

Univision Network and Univision Deportes Network

Commentators: Pablo “La Torre de Jalisco” Ramírez, Mauro Camoranesi, Jesús “El Profe” Bracamontes

 

Belgium vs. USA

3:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. CT/12:30 p.m. PT

Univision Network and Univision Deportes Network

Commentators: Jorge Pérez-Navarro, Diego Balado, Marcelo Balboa

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Viewers can join the conversation regarding Univision Deportes World Cup coverage using the hashtag #UDMundial on all social media platforms and follow each play on Twitter via @UnivisionSports. They can also comment along with others on Facebook.com/UnivisionDeportes and follow all related content on Instagram.com/UnivisionDeportes.

 

Fans can also visit UnivisionDeportes.com for exclusive stories from Brazil and the latest happenings on World Cup.

 

This is the last round of Univision’s open trial where users can watch live streaming of the games without signing in. Starting with the quarterfinals on July 4th, viewers can continue to watch every match of the tournament live on their computer, phone or tablet by signing in to their TV Service Provider account. Live streaming is included with a pay TV subscription at no additional cost - fans will just need to verify their account with one of the participating providers to watch. More information and helpful tips are provided at univisiondeportes.com/acceso.  There is no change to linear broadcasts of the games.

 

 
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