Let’s Face It: Carli Lloyd’s Midfield Goal Sounded Much Better In Spanish
Isn't it time that we started celebrating NBC and Telemundo's Andrés Cantor to a larger degree? I mean, if we're serious about embracing soccer, we have to admit that he's that sport's Vin Scully.
Just look and listen below: Cantor's call of Carli Lloyd's amazing midfield goal against Japan on Sunday on Telemundo makes it doubly great.
What's more epic than Carli Lloyd's half-field wonderstrike? Carli Lloyd's half-field wonderstrike IN SPANISH. pic.twitter.com/PdQog7R9N6
— Zack Goldman (@ThatDamnYank) July 6, 2015
But Cantor is more than just is iconic, full-throated goal call. His range of knowledge and approach to the game is unrivaled. I've often watched soccer on TV in Spanish just because he's broadcasting, even though my Spanish is shaky.
Things you didn't know about Andres Cantor:
* He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but attended high school in the U.S.
* Graduated from USC.
* Mother is Romanian, paternal grandparents were from Poland, and fled during the Nazi occupation.
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