In our exclusive Jon Champion interview, the legendary commentator discusses the role of a football commentator, how he manages his time when announcing five games per week, what his experiences were like in Russia calling the World Cup for ITV, and more.
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Champion is a well-established and experienced commentator who has also worked for the BBC and ITV over the last 20 years. Champion currently covers international football and Major League Soccer for ESPN. His broadcast partner for international matches is Stewart Robson, while he works with Taylor Twellman for MLS. His late father David Champion was the deputy headmaster of the independent school Bootham School, York. Jon’s commentaries can also be heard on the worldwide feed of many Premier League and League Cup matches around the globe.
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