Some soccer commentators can bore you to death, and just plain right completely annoy you. Those ones are usually monotone and show no signs of emotion whatsoever – Even in the most dramatic moment.

I believe that commentators should be the voice of the crowd. They should reflect all the emotions the stadium is experiencing. When the crowd is riled up after a goal; heart pumping fast and adrenaline rushing, the commentator should come to life in the same way. That, my friends, is what makes a good soccer commentator. If by the end of this post, your arm hairs aren’t sticking up then you are just not normal:

My favorite English speaking commentator in the world; Ray Hudson. Watch till the end: