Telemundo soccer commentators are Manuel Sol, Sammy Sadovnik, Copan Alvarez, Carlos Hermosillo, Eduardo Biscayart and Carlos Yustis.
The NBC Sports Group owned by NBCUniversal includes a programming division called Telemundo Deportes. It broadcasts a variety of sporting events, such as the Olympic Games and association football games from several international football leagues.
The Telemundo Deportes commentators play a vital role in bringing the game to life for millions of Spanish-speaking viewers throughout the US and Latin America.
The competent and experienced soccer crew of the network has contributed to its position as a top source of news and analysis on the game.
Telemundo Soccer Announcers
The Telemundo Deportes announcers are:
- Andres Cantor
- Manuel Sol
- Sammy Sadovnik
- Copan Alvarez
- Carlos Yusti
- Miguel Gurwitz
The knowledgeable broadcasters of Deportes deliver in-depth information on the game field's action, helping viewers engage in the game.
One of the legendary anchorman Andres Cantor is known for his iconic goal call which has become the staple of soccer broadcasts in Spanish.
Many well-known football commentators in Latin America and Spain have copied his style of speaking. It came about because people wanted to inform their families and friends who had left a game that a goal had been scored.
At the age of 16, Cantor was hired as a soccer correspondent by the Argentine publishing house Editorial Atlántida. Three years later, he interned at the 1982 World Cup in Spain. He earned his World Cup journalism qualifications four years later.
Manuel Sol has been with the network since 2013. He has worked on the network's broadcast crew for Premier League games, World Cup qualifying matches, and major events like the 2016 Summer Olympics and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Sammy Sadovik joined Telemundo in 2007 and has covered the top FIFA events and Premier League. He has covered some of history's most-watched sporting events, including the last six World Cups, seven Copa America, and four Olympic Games.
Sadovik worked at a number of television and radio stations after receiving his bachelor's degree in communications from the University of San Martin de Porres in migrating to the US in 1999.
Copan Alvarez joined Telemundo in March 2015 and worked till February 2023 where he covered the Honduran National League and the MX League.
Alvarez contacted various television companies in 2002 after finishing his bachelor's degree in Argentina and decided to go with Corporación Televicentro's offer.
Telemundo Soccer Reporters
Telemundo sports reporters are:
- Carlota Vizmanos
- Amelia Valverde Villalobos
- Ana Jurka
- Kaziro Aoyama
These Telemundo female reporters have provided viewers with an extensive and entertaining viewing experience by covering all the most recent soccer news and events.
Carlota Vizmanos is a Spanish journalist who has graduated in journalism from CEU San Pablo University. She started working with Telemundo (NBC, USA) as a reporter in 2017 to report on the FIFA Confederations Cup from Russia.
She covered the 2018 FIFA World Cup from Russia as a correspondent, following many teams across the nation, including Spain. She also presented the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup from France along with Ana Jurka.
Ana was hired by the company in 2012 as a news reporter and is currently a presenter for Futbol Estelar. Jurka launched her professional career in 2004 as a co-host of the automotive-focused program Sobre Ruedas on Canal 11 and Rock & Pop 92.3 FM.
Telemundo reporter Amelia Valverde Villalobos has been passionate about sports and always liked soccer. When she was 15 years old she was invited to play for her town's soccer team San Ramon de Alajuela, Costa Rica. She played soccer for eight years and became a coach.
In FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019, Deportes invited her to join as a game analyst. Amelia is the head coach of the Costa Rica women's football team.
The anchors on Telemundo Deportes are:
- Julio Vaqueiro
- Felicidad Aveleyra
- Arantxa Loziaga
- Johana Suarez
- Nacho Lozano
- Nicole Suarez
- Rebecka Smyth
Emmy award winner Julio Vaqueiro is the newscaster of “Noticias Telemundo Fin de Semana,” the weekend broadcast. Before moving to the United States, he worked as a news writer, reporter, and anchor for Efekto TV in Mexico City.
Vaqueiro has also previously worked with MSNBC as a contributor and served as a news correspondent in Mexico for "Al Rojo Vivo with Mara Celeste."
Felicidad Aveleyra started her media career in her home country of Mexico, where she worked as a news anchor and reporter for various television stations.
She relocated to the US in 2006 and started working for the channel as a reporter and producer for the network's national news section. She has received numerous honors for her work, winning an Emmy for her coverage of the 2012 Presidential elections.
Arantxa Lziaga started hosting the new Hoy Da show on the network alongside Adamari Lopez, Nicole Suarez, and Mexican host Nacho Lozano in 2021.
Johana Suarez works as a newscaster at NBCUniversal since January 2022. She completed her education in International Relations at American Public University System.
Suarez spent the previous six years as an anchorperson and reporter at Univision's KUVN 23 in Dallas. Also, she was a weekend newscaster and the host of the public affairs program "Enfoque Los Angeles" at KVEA Telemundo 52 from 2012 to 2015 before relocating to Texas.
The Telemundo Deportes hosts are:
- Miguel Gurwitz
- Rosina Grosso
- Karim Mendiburu
- Leti Coo
- Carlota Vizmanos
- Ariana Figuera
Miguel Gurwitz is a sports anchor for NBC and hosts his podcast, Mother Soccer. Gurwitz, an active sports writer, and Emmy Award winner has covered major sporting events for 25 years.
Gurwitz covered the FIFA World Cup and served as the play-by-play commentator for The Open Championship from 2017 to 2022.
Karim Mendiburu was the host and sports analyst for Deportes, and over the past 20 years, he has established an excellent record.
He served as the studio host of "Boxeo Telemundo" and anchored "Titulares y Más" on the network. Alongside the renowned Don Francisco, Karim co-hosted the prime-time programs "Siempre Nios" and "El Domo Del Dinero".
He has traveled extensively over the world throughout his career, covering the most significant sporting events and memorable occasions, such as The Olympic Games, The FIFA World Cup.
Beginning her career as a journalist in Venezuela, Ariana Figuera first worked as a reporter for the newspaper Ultimas Noticias before transferring to the television network RCTV.
Figuera joined Telemundo's news department in 2010, and since then, she has served as a correspondent, anchor, and host. Figuera has hosted a number of programs, such as "Un Nuevo Da," "Noticiero Telemundo," and "Al Rojo Vivo con Maria Celeste."
She has also been honored for her journalism work, winning prizes from groups like the Society of Professional Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.