Apple and Major League Soccer today announced a second round of on-air personalities who will join MLS Season Pass, the unprecedented subscription service that launches Feb. 1 on the Apple TV app in more than 100 countries and regions.
The 31 new additions bring a wealth of MLS and international soccer experience, both as announcers and players, to the MLS Season Pass team. They join 18 announcers who were announced earlier this month.
- Match analysts: Patrice Bernier (French), Eduardo Biscayart (Spanish), Brian Dunseth, Danny Higginbotham, Cobi Jones, Devon Kerr, Jaime Macias (Spanish), Francisco Pinto (Spanish), Heath Pearce, Lloyd Sam, Ross Smith, Carlos Suarez (Spanish) and Jamie Watson
- Play-by-play: Dre Cordero, Keith Costigan, Matt Cullen (French), Kevin Egan, Mark Followill, Adrian Garcia Marquez (Spanish), Adrian Healey, Eric Krakauer, Jorge Perez-Navarro (Spanish), Francisco X. Rivera (Spanish), Mark Rogondino, Sergio Ruiz (Spanish), Tyler Terens, and Callum Williams
- Studio hosts: Stefano Fusaro (Spanish) and Kaylyn Kyle
- Studio analyst: Shep Messing
- Rules analyst: Christina Unkel
MLS Season Pass features live broadcasts and replays of every match of the MLS regular season, Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs and Leagues Cup – all in one place with consistent match times and no blackouts. It will also feature pregame shows, a whip-around show that provides live look-ins from every match and features discussion from all the key moments, plus a postgame wrap-up to close each night. Learn more
All matches will feature commentary in either English or Spanish, while matches involving Canadian teams will also offer commentary in French. Pregame shows and the postgame wrap-up will be available in English and Spanish. Fans in the US and Canada will also have the option to select their home team’s radio for broadcast audio on the Apple TV app where available. Learn more
The complete on-air broadcast team and the full production plan for MLS Season Pass will be announced prior to the start of the 2023 MLS season, which begins Feb. 25. The launch of MLS Season Pass marks the official kickoff of the 10-year partnership between MLS and Apple, a historic first for a major professional sports league.
Patrice Bernier, a native of Montréal and member of both the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame and Quebec Soccer Hall of Fame, joins the team as a French analyst. He played 18 professional seasons, including nine in Europe (Norway, Germany, Denmark) and his final six years (2011-17) in MLS with Montreal. He was team MVP in 2012 and an MLS All-Star in 2013. Bernier spent the last four years as an analyst for TVA Sports and covered his first World Cup in 2022 with RDS.
Eduardo Biscayart, a native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, will serve as an analyst on the Spanish language broadcasts. He has covered international soccer for more than 25 years, serving as an analyst for ESPN, FOX Sports, beIN Sports and Telemundo. He is known for his commentary in LaLiga, the English Premier League and has covered five FIFA Men’s World Cups and the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2019.
Brian Dunseth, prior to joining MLS Season Pass, enjoyed a 10-year professional playing career, including nine years in MLS with New England, Miami, Columbus, Dallas, Real Salt Lake and the LA Galaxy. He was a defender for Team USA in the 2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney and helped lead the squad to the medal rounds, the best-ever…
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