My New Announcer Hero is Gudmundur Benediktsson, Play-by-Play Guy for Iceland at the Euro Cup

There’s a school of thought that says play-by-play announcers should remain neutral, even if they’re the home team’s official guy. Gudmundur Benediktsson, the man doing the announcing for Iceland’s national broadcaster during Euro 2016, did not get that memo. I LOVE this guy! Love the fans, too.

Here’s how he reacted to Iceland’s upset over England.

So what exactly was he going on about? Here’s a translation:

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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