Manchester United finds Spanish language home in Telemundo


The most popular sports team in the world, Manchester United is being featured in the Spanish speaking world via Telemundo. Barclays Premier League is on Telemundo, the new home of English football, Sunday, September 1 at 7:25 am CDT with Manchester United and Liverpool, two title contenders that face off in Week three.

Andrés Cantor will be narrating the play-by-play from Anfield Road, alongside Sammy Sadovnik, who will provide the color commentary and analysis of a star-studded affair that includes Wayne Rooney and Robin Van Persie for the Red Devils and Steven Gerrard for Liverpool, all of them national team caliber players that can change the complexion of a match with their presence on the pitch. .

Manchester United will feature two of the world’s most well known players in Wayne Rooney and Robin Van Persie. Rooney is an all-time Manchester fan favorite and the fourth highest scorer in the history of the club, while Van Persie was the Barclays Premier League’s highest scorer last season with 26 goals.

Liverpool also has a Hispanic star in its squad, Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez, and they are perfect in the Barclays Premier League so far with two wins. Their standout players this weekend will be Steven Gerrard, an indispensable part for both his club and England’s national team, and Daniel Sturridge, a lethal striker that is currently playing at his best level having scored back-to-back game winning goals.

Paul M. Banks is the owner of The Sports, an affiliate of Fox Sports. An analyst for 95.7 The Fan, he also writes on Chicago sports media for Chicago Now. President Obama follows him on Twitter (@paulmbanks)

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