Legendary broadcaster John Motson gave his final live BBC commentary when Arsenal defeated local rivals Watford 3-0.
For the final time ?️??
— BBC 5 Live Sport (@5liveSport) March 11, 2018
Happy retirement to legendary @BBCSport commentator John Motson!
— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) March 11, 2018
'Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player I've ever seen' ?? ?
John Motson, who bows out of live commentary duties this weekend, believes there is no one better than the former #MUFC man.
He also says @Paul_Gascoigne8 is the most talented English player he's seen live ?? pic.twitter.com/pvyrdGQx68
— BBC 5 Live Sport (@5liveSport) March 10, 2018
For those who are not aware of who John Motson is, he has worked behind the mic, working soccer matches for almost 50 years now. He has worked ten world cups, ten European Champions, twenty nine FA cup finals, and over two hundred England national team matches.
For those of us who are old enough to remember playing EA Sports FIFA video game series from FIFA 1996-FIFA 2005, he was the commentator.
Some of John’s work in the past:
The end of an era.
John Motson is set to have his final live commentary this weekend.
Here is an clip of arguably Motson's greatest ever commentary… pic.twitter.com/h0BalPrD1m
— Spurs Centre (@Spurs_Centre) March 9, 2018
It's John Motson's final @BBCSport live commentary today…
Congratulations on an illustrious career, Motty – and thank you for providing the soundtrack to moments like these ? pic.twitter.com/9915aB8JIm
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) March 11, 2018
— Barnstoneworth (@oldsufctweets) March 9, 2018