If you’re watching the World Cup 2022 game between Morocco and Spain and are wondering who the ITV commentators are, we’ve got you covered.
Seb Hutchinson and John Hartson are behind the mic for this last-16 encounter.
Seb Hutchinson is a commentator most often heard on Sky Sports Premier League coverage. He was part of ITV’s commentary team for Euro 2020.
John Hartson played for the likes of Celtic, West Ham and Arsenal in his career, making over 50 appearances for Wales. He joined BT Sport to provide analysis on BT Sport Score in 2016, is a regular on BBC 5 Live and as a Welsh speaker, Hartson appears regularly as a studio guest on S4C’s Sgorio.
In the studio, Laura Woods presents with Hal Robson-Kanu, Nadia Nadim and Joe Cole on punditry.
Hal Robson-Kanu has 46 appearances for the Welsh national team and scored arguably the most iconic goal in the Dragons’ history (opens in new tab)(opens in new tab), when he performed a Cruyff turn before netting against Belgium in Euro 2016.
Laura Woods is a familiar face to ITV Sport and Sky Sports viewers as well as a presenter on TalkSport. An Arsenal fan, Woods left Sky this year and currently works for DAZN, as part of their coverage of boxing and the Woman’s Champions League, among others.
Nadia Nadim is a former Manchester City and PSG player who represented Denmark at Women’s Euro 2022 in England. Born in Afghanistan, Nadim became a refugee after her father was killed by the Taliban: she was the first naturalised Dane to represent a Denmark senior national football team and in January 2022, she qualified as a doctor.
The 2022 World Cup will be Nadim’s second tournament as a pundit on British television, following her appearances at Euro 2020 on the channel. The 34-year-old can speak nine languages and currently plays for Kentucky-based Racing Louisville. In 2022,
A member of England’s Golden Generation, Joe Cole was one of the most talented midfielders that the Three Lions had to offer in the 2000s. He went to three World Cups and played for the likes of West Ham United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Lille in his career.
Cole is a regular on BT Sport and has his own podcast on BT Sport Pods, The Joe Cole Cast.
The broadcasting of the World Cup fixtures are being split between BBC and ITV in the UK, with Alan Shearer, Micah Richard and Alex Scott among the BBC pundits.