SBD/Closing Bell

Gus Johnson's Fox Soccer Debut Generates Social Media Buzz

Gus Johnson is getting solid marks on Twitter today in calling his first match for Fox Soccer, a UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tilt between Real Madrid and Manchester United.'s Matthew Doyle wrote, "Three rules for play-by-play: Get the names right; don't overtalk; rise to the big moments. Johnson has hit all 3 marks today." Sporting News' Jesse Spector wrote, "A lot of the blame goes to Fox, dropping Gus on us for a super-huge game. Makes it feel like a stunt."'s Beau Dure wrote, "Gus Johnson's doing just fine. Nice job to do the goal call, back off for crowd noise, then let [co-commentator Warren] Barton analyze." The Orlando Sentinel's Paul Tenorio wrote, "At end of day he's not bad, but lacks the knowledge of game that soccer announcers add to their PxP. Little things."
Return to top
Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug