Famed American soccer announcer JP Dellacamera talks to Grant Wahl about his storied broadcasting career and the state of the business.
JP Dellacamera has been in the broadcast booth for 13 World Cups (men's and women's) and countless other iconic moments in American and world soccer lore, so it's no surprise that he has some fantastic stories to tell.
Dellacamera does just that with SI's Grant Wahl on the new Planet Fútbol Podcast. What are the top moments of his broadcasting career? What does he think about "authentic" being the word used to describe foreign announcers calling the game on U.S. broadcasts? Dellacamera, known affectionately by many as simply "The Legend," talks about that and much more in an entertaining, lengthy discussion.
As a bonus, here are just a few of the major moments in American soccer for which Dellacamera has been behind the mic:
1999 Women's World Cup final shootout
Paul Caligiuri's "Shot heard 'round the world"
Landon Donovan's goal vs. Algeria