Who are the BBC commentators for Brazil vs Croatia at the 2022 World Cup?
If you look at the 2022 World Cup (opens in new tab) quarterfinal between Brazil (opens in new tab) and Croatia (opens in new tab) and wonder who the BBC commentators are (opens in new tab) are, we’ve got you covered.
Guy Mowbray and Jermaine Jenas are behind the microphone for this match, the first of the last eight in Qatar.
Mowbray appears mainly on the BBC and BT Sport. While working for Eurosport during the 1998 World Cup, at just 26 years old he became the youngest-ever television commentator at a World Cup final. Since 2010, he has been the main BBC commentator.
Jenas made over 270 Premier League appearances in his career before turning to experts and presenting regularly on BT Sport and the BBC. A regular expert on Match of the dayhe also started co-presenting The one performance for the BBC in 2020.
In the studio, Mark Chapman presents the coverage; he is joined by experts Alex Scott, Jurgen Klinsmann and Micah Richards.
Chapman is the current host of Match of the day 2 and lead 5 Live sports presenter. He also hosts the BBC’s Rugby League and FA Cup coverage, as well as The Athletic’s The athletic football podcast. Chappers is a fan of Manchester United and is also known as a sports newsreader and co-presenter with Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1 in the 1990s.
Scott made 140 appearances for England, representing Great Britain at the 2012 Olympics and winning five titles in English football with Arsenal. Covering the 2018 FIFA World Cup, she became the first female football pundit on a World Cup for the BBC and has been presenting ever since Football focuscoverage of women’s football on the BBC and the 2020 Olympics alongside Clare Balding.
Klinsmann earned 108 caps for Germany and is one of the most respected players of the 1990s, winning the World Cup in 1990 and the European Championship in 1996. Klinsmann also led Germany and the United States in World Cups, most recently under Hertha Berlin in the Bundesliga. The German is a regular on the BBC during World Cups and was a pundit during the 2018 final.
Richards played for Manchester City for 10 years between 2005 and 2015, spending the last season on loan at Fiorentina in Serie A before moving to Aston Villa. The former defender won two titles, made 15 appearances for England and played for Great Britain at the 2012 Olympics. Richards is an expert on Sky Sports, BBC Sport and the US network CBS Sports, and appears on radio and television, including Match of the Day.
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