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SOCHI, RUSSIA - JUNE 09: General view of Sochi prior to the start of the FIFA 2018 World Cup on June 9, 2018 in Sochi, Russia
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CD: The World Cup Announcers Are Awesome

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Whether or not you like soccer, if you don’t love the goal calls from the announcers (especially the Latin ones), you need to check your pulse because you’re probably dead. There’s really no American equivalent. Sure there are phenomenal calls from US sports, and sure some may say much of what I’m talking about with soccer is some dude yelling into a mic, but dammit its amazing. Here are some lovely examples:

Brazil with the goal-

 

And the incomparable Andres Cantor:

Fantastic breath control.