John Motson

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Birthday
10, 1945
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
England

About

Soccer commentator from 1971-2008, who was the BBC's prominent soccer voice.

Before Fame

He began his sports career as a journalist in 1963, and in 1967 began working for the Sheffield Morning Telegraph.

Trivia

In 2001, 32% of British soccer fans voted him Britain's favorite commentator.

Family Life

He married Anne Motson, and had a son, Frederick, in 1986.

Associated With

His final call came in the UEFA Euro 2008 final, when Fernando Torres scored the only goal in Spain's 1-0 victory over Germany.