with RODOLFO LANDEROS, JOHN LAGUNA, MARIANO TRUJILLO and CLAUDIO SUÁREZ
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Debates about soccer in the inimitable style of John Laguna, Mariano Trujillo, Claudio Suárez, and Rodolfo Landeros.
With more than 10 years of experience in the sports industry, Rodolfo Landeros is one of the most recognizable faces on Spanish-language television. Landeros is currently part of the FOX Deportes team as host/play-byplay announcer for Liga MX and Major League Soccer and host for all NFL games and programming. He served as the network’s principal host of all Super Bowl LIV coverage live from Miami and was part of FS1’s coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™. Before joining FOX Deportes, Landeros worked in Univision Deportes as a reporter and commentator for a variety of programs including “Fútbol Central,” “Fútbol Club” and “Locura Deportiva” and “Contacto Deportivo.” Landeros’ extensive coverage included reporting on the latest news about the Mexican National Team, Liga MX and the CONCACAF Champions League. He served as lead reporter on the Mexican National Team during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Before Univision Deportes, Landeros worked as a Televisa Deportes reporter and commentator for five years, covering the Mexican National Team during the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup Mexico™, as well as the 2012 Futsal World Cup in Thailand. He also served as host for several shows, such as: “Más Deporte” (Canal de las Estrellas / 2010-2011), “FOROtd” (FOROtv / 2010-2011), “LaJugada.com Panamericana” (TelevisaDeportes.com / 2011), “LaJugada.com Euro 2012” (TelevisaDeportes.com / 2012) and the “VERSUS” newscast (FOROtv / 2010-2011).
John Laguna brings vast experience to FOX Deportes as the play-by-play announcer for its premier properties including Liga MX and Major League Soccer. He also participates as host/play-byplay announcer for the networks NFL coverage. In 2014 Laguna made history alongside Super Bowl XLV champion Brady Poppinga, as the duo called Super Bowl XLVIII, the first-ever Spanish-language Super Bowl telecast in the United States. Laguna joined FOX Deportes in 1996 as a commentator for a number of properties, including InterLiga, Champ Car Racing and Super Series Squash. During his time at FOX Deportes, Laguna has covered multiple properties ranging from ATP to WTA to NCAA basketball and NFL Europe. In 1999, he began calling the NFL SAP (secondary audio program) transmissions for FOX Sports in the United States, followed by FOX Sports International from 2000-06. In this role, he called six Super Bowls and quickly became one of the most-respected commentators throughout Latin America. Prior to FOX Deportes, Laguna served as a sideline reporter for the Los Angeles Lakers and was the official Spanish-language radio voice of the Los Angeles Galaxy, USC Trojan Football, Chivas USA and the Los Angeles Clippers for 830AM KMXE. From 1996 to 2005, Laguna was a sports anchor for KHWY Channel 22 News in Los Angeles and led special reports for the 1998 and 2002 World Cups. Laguna began his broadcasting career in Mexico in 1979 working for Televisa, the leading network in the country. He was born in Easton, Pa., and raised in Mexico City. Laguna resides in Los Angeles with his wife Ofelia, son Edward and daughter Natalya.
Edgar Mariano Trujillo Reyes is a FOX soccer game analyst contributing to the network’s elite soccer portfolio including the Concacaf Gold Cup, CONMEBOL Copa America, Liga MX and 2018 FIFA World Cup. The former Mexican footballer is FOX Deportes’ lead game analyst. After performing a peculiar roll as player-coach in liga MX in 2013, Mariano joined Fox Sports for the Gold Cup coverage as an studio analyst. Since then, he has been covering numerous international soccer events such as Champions League, Copa libertadores, Bundesliga, FA Cup, MLS, Liga MX, WC qualifiers, U17 WC, and Senior WC. He is now one of the main faces with Fox Deportes on the Spanish side, and alternates participations with Fox Sports in international soccer events as color commentator or studio analyst. A product of the youth system of Pumas UNAM, Trujillo made his Mexican First Division debut in October of 1996. He represented the Mexico City club from 1996-2003, except for a half-year stint at Santos Laguna (2001), where he helped Santos to the Verano 2001 championship. From 2003-2008, he played for Mexican First Division clubs Morelia (2003-2007), and Atlante (2008). In all, Trujillo has played in 284 Mexican First Division games (233 as a starter), in which he registered 35 goals and two assists. He also played in the Copa Libertadores and the CONCACAF Champions League, among other tournaments. In 2009, Trujillo signed with Chivas USA, started 18 games and made three substitution appearances in his first season. He became a starter for the team in his second year, and inherited Jonathan Bornstein’s role as captain when Bornstein was not active. Trujillo remained with Chivas USA through the 2011 season. Trujillo was a member of Mexico’s U-20 squad at the 1997 World Youth Championship in Malaysia. Trujillo played two games with the Mexico national team in 2003, his first against El Salvador in Carson, California. He scored an international goal in a friendly match against Peru in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Born on May 19, 1977 in Mexico City, Trujillo started playing soccer at age of 4. After his playing career, he coached in the Mexican league, then moved to broadcasting. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife Tania.
A true soccer legend, FOX Deportes soccer analyst Claudio Suarez wore the Mexican national team jersey a total of 177 times over 24 years. He is third all-time in the list of national team appearances according to FIFA statistics. Nickenamed “El Emperador” (The Emperor), Suarez represented Mexico in the 1998, 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cups. He missed the tournament in 2002 due to injury. Born in Texcoco, Mexico, Suarez began his club career with Pumas in Mexico City. With the club he won the Mexican league title in 1997. He moved to Chivas in 1996 and soon won the Mexcian league title a year later with the Guadalajara-based club. He later moved to Tigres in 2000 and played a total of five years before moving to Chivas USA in Major League Soccer. With Mexico he also captained the team to the 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup, the only time that a senior Mexican squad has lifted a FIFA trophy. He also won the CONCACAF Gold Cup in 1993, 1996 and 1998. In 2014 the former defender was inducted into the Mexican Soccer Hall of Fame.