The soccer reporter leaves Tournaments to become one of the faces of the Disney signal.
Mariano closs He was – until a few days ago – one of the few journalists who had air on Fox Sports without being directly hired by the Latin American television channel of American origin. His link was with Tournaments, who was in charge, among other productions, of the transmission of the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana matches.
There, for years, Closs related in the company of ex-footballer Diego Latorre, who served as a commentator, but all that is history: from now on the famous rapporteur, also host of the radio strip that is broadcast from 17 to 20 on AM590 and FM104.3, will be one of the main faces of ESPN.
“Mariano: We wish you the best at this point in your career, where in a few days you will begin your tasks at ESPN. We will know what the decision to leave Tournaments will have been after 28 years, but surely in this new stage you will achieve the same achievements and many more. Successes! “Was the message that his radio colleagues dedicated to him through the official account that the program, called Closs Continental, has on Twitter.
In March 2019 The Walt Disney Company, owner of ESPN, acquired the entire stock package of 21st Century Fox, owner of Fox Sports Latin AmericaTherefore, since then the Mickey Mouse company manages two of the four most important sports signals in our country.
Closs’s pass confirmed, now the question is who is going to accompany him as a commentator on the broadcasts. ANDhe Thursday the 17th, when he debuts as ESPN’s reporter with the match between Libertad and Boca, it will be Diego Latorre who will sit by his side. Yes, the duo remains.
The one who still does not have a confirmed transmission partner is River, that that same day he will play in Brazil against São Paulo, a match that will also appear on the ESPN screen.
For now the signal has Miguel Simón and Gustavo López, even if there would be talks for Sebastián Vignolo to follow in the footsteps of Closs and also join the broadcasts. And in case this happened before the 17th, There is the possibility that Vignolo and Gustavo López, other two old acquaintances, form the pair that River does.