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Whatever happened to Andrés Cantor?

Asked by 2davidc8 (4982 points ) July 7th, 2014

I’ve been watching the soccer World Cup in Spanish. Seems a lot more exciting in Spanish. The play-by-play and commentaries are more detailed and sound rapid-fire (hence, more exciting) because of greater preponderance of multi-syllabic words in Spanish.

Also, there are many ways to say the same thing, and the broadcasters/commentators use all of them. For example, the goalkeeper is at once “el portero”, “el arquero”, “el guardameta”, “el guardavalla”, and “el cancerbero”.

But I haven’t heard Andrés Cantor and his wonderful cries of “gooooooooooooooooool” yet. Whatever happened to him? Is he not calling the games anymore?

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zenvelo's avatar

He is on radio, not television. He broke from Univision to a deal with Telemundo. ANd, he is covering the World Cup.

Maybe you could watch the TV with the sound off, and listen to the radio.

2davidc8's avatar

Thanks, @zenvelo. I’ll check the Telemundo website to see if there is a local affiliate!!

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