Jon Champion

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Jon Champion is one of the UK's leading sports broadcasters, currently working as chief commentator for ESPN. His voice is also known around the world through his commentaries on the Barclays Premier League and his narration of computer game ProEvolution Soccer.

Jon began his career with BBC Radio, subsequently becoming an integral part of BBC Television's iconic football show, Match of the Day. In 2001, he joined ITV to commentate on the UEFA Champions League before signing up with ESPN for the channel's UK launch in 2009.

Jon has covered the last six FIFA World Cups. His other credits include World Cups in cricket, rugby union and rugby league plus three Olympic Games.

His words accompany many of the most famous footballing moments of the last two decades, among them Eric Cantona's leap into the crowd and Michael Owen's World Cup wonder-goal against Argentina.

Jon is an accomplished corporate host and has a long list of commercial voiceovers to his name. He lives in Gloucestershire with his wife and four (inquisitive) children.

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