Kobe Bryant Exclusive in Postgame Show
LOS ANGELES, CA – Saint Petersburg Stadium will be home to history in the making on Sunday, July 2, crowning a new first-time FIFA Confederations Cup champion on FS1, as Arturo Vidal’s No. 4-ranked Chile battles Leon Goretzka’s No. 3-ranked Germany.
FOX Sports’ coverage begins at 1:00 PM ET with commentary originating from Saint Petersburg, Russia and Los Angeles. Kate Abdo hosts pre and postgame studio coverage from FOX Sports’ set overlooking Saint Petersburg Stadium alongside German legend Lothar Matthäus, coaching icon Guus Hiddink and former U.S. MNT member Eric Wynalda. Lead play-by-play announcer John Strong and former U.S. MNT member Stu Holden call the final live from Saint Petersburg Stadium with Maria Komandnaya reporting from the sidelines.
Rob Stone anchors studio coverage from the FOX broadcast studios in Los Angeles alongside U.S. Hall of Famer Alexi Lalas, Arsenal legend and leading British television pundit Ian Wright, German Arne Friedrich, Emmy-award winning broadcaster Fernando Fiore and Dr. Joe Machnik, providing expert analysis on key referring decisions.
Once the match concludes, postgame coverage features an exclusive one-on-one interview with Los Angeles Lakers legend and soccer enthusiast Kobe Bryant.
FOX Sports concludes tournament coverage with an hour-long episode of FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP TONIGHT at 7:30 PM ET on FS1. Fiore recaps the day’s action alongside Lalas, two-time U.S. WMNT Olympic Gold Medalist Aly Wagner, former Mexican National Team member Mariano Trujillo, Wright and Friedrich.
Third-place coverage kicks off Sunday, July 2, at 7:50 AM ET on FS1, as Marco Fabian’s No.17-ranked Mexico squares off against No. 8-ranked Portugal for the second time in the tournament. Jorge Perez Navarro calls the action alongside three-time U.S. World Cup soccer player Cobi Jones with Francisco X. Rivera reporting from Otkrytiye Arena in Moscow.