Dec 8, 2013; Phoenix, AZ, USA; St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long (91) against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Chris Long: The Soccer Announcer America Needs

With organizated team activities (OTAs) out of the way, the St. Louis Rams players and coaches get a much-deserved reprieve from the gridiron. Some will head back home for some rest and relaxation. Other will take the month off to travel the world, getting their minds and bodies away from football before the grind of the NFL season begins with minicamp. However, with one of the world’s greatest sporting events currently in play, some will take their talents to the “broadcast booth,” enlightening their fans with color commentary about World Cup XI. Chris Long is one of those few in the latter category, spreading his futbol knowledge throughout the Twitterverse. Here are some gems from the thrilling match between Argentina and Iran…


‘His commentary would soon switch over to the Ghana vs. Germany bout,


Last, but not least, Long would focus his attention to the massive USA vs. Portugal match tomorrow afternoon. The game, with a win, could guarantee the Americans a path out of the “Group of Death”; a dramatic turn of events from where the US squad was expected to be heading into the World Cup. Chris Long made that point very clear…


Whether you are an international soccer fanatic or merely a proud American cheering for your country’s team to dominate, Chris Long will be a must-follow until the end of the tournament. If you aren’t already, go ahead and give him a click on Twitter.

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