Belmont Club

The Trill of Victory and the Anatomy of Defeat

A tale of two styles of sports commentary. Compare and contrast the Mexican commentary on USA-Algeria, World Cup 2010 vs BBC Commentary, Germany-England World Cup 1966.

Spanish. “Un gooooooooooooooool”

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“They think it’s all over…” with England leading by two goals with seconds to go.

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