MOSCOW – As the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ intensifies, Dutch soccer legend, World Cup veteran, four-time UEFA Champions League champion and coach Clarence Seedorf joins FOX Sports’ star-studded team of studio analysts for WORLD CUP LIVE, WORLD CUP TODAY and WORLD CUP TONIGHT. Today’s announcement was made by David Neal, Executive Producer of FIFA World Cup™ on FOX and Vice President of Production, FOX Sports.
“We are thrilled to add Clarence, one of the most impressive midfielders of all time, to our World Cup roster,” said Neal. “He brings deep technical and tactical knowledge to our coverage, adding a perspective that is sure to resonate with viewers.”
“Having the opportunity to join the FOX family as a soccer analyst in their Moscow studio for what will be my third World Cup is amazing,” Seedorf said. “I can’t wait to start another exciting journey together with this winning team!”
Seedorf’s illustrious playing career spanned two decades, during which he played for clubs in the Netherlands, Spain, Italy and Brazil. He won more than 20 club titles, including four UEFA Champions League titles with three different teams – Ajax (1995), Real Madrid (1998) and AC Milan (2003 and 2007). He is the only player to accomplish such a feat and was named to the FIFA 100 list of greatest living players by Pele and Best Midfielder by UEFA in 2007. Seedorf was part of the Dutch team at the UEFA European Championships in 1996 and represented the Netherlands at Euro 2000 and 2004 and the 1998 FIFA World Cup™, reaching the semifinals in all three of these tournaments. In 2013, Seedorf began his coaching career, training Boavista’s U17 team in Brazil, AC Milan in Italy, Shenzhen FC in China and RC Deportivo de la Coruna in Spain.