If you’re watching the 2022 World Cup match between Mexico and Poland and wondering who the BBC commentators are, we’ve got you covered.
Pien Meulensteen is the lead commentator for the Mexico vs Poland live stream (opens in a new tab)with Martin Keown joining her in a co-commentary.
Pien Meulensteen is a commentator, journalist and presenter for Sky Sports, BBC, DAZN and CBS. Meulensteen is the daughter of former Fulham manager Rene.
Martin Keown is a regular co-commentator and pundit for the BBC and BT Sport. He won three titles with Arsenal as a player before retiring in 2004.
In the studio, Gabby Logan is in charge of the presentation with Rio Ferdinand, Pablo Zabaleta and Micah Ricards, providing expert information.
Gabby Logan is a former gymnast turned TV presenter and the daughter of former Welsh international footballer and coach Terry Yorath. Logan presented on Sky Sports in 1996, moving to ITV in 1998 and later to the BBC in 2007. Logan presented various sports shows on the Beeb and was the main presenter for Women’s Euro 2022.
Widely regarded as one of the greatest England defenders of all time, Rio Ferdinand played 81 times for England and was a member of three FIFA World Cup squads. He also won six Premier League titles with Manchester United and captained the Red Devils in the 2008 Champions League. He is most commonly seen on BT Sport as a pundit these days, but appears on the BBC during international tournaments.
Micah Richards played for Manchester City for 10 years between 2005 and 2015, on loan for the last of those seasons to Fiorentina in Serie A, before moving to Aston Villa. The former defender has won two titles, been capped 15 times for England and played for Great Britain at the 2012 Olympics. Richards is a pundit for Sky Sports, BBC Sport and US network CBS Sports, appearing on radio and television, including Match of the Day.
Former Manchester City full-back Pablo Zabaleta represented Argentina at the 2011 and 2015 Copa America and was part of the squad that finished runners-up at the 2014 World Cup. He made 58 appearances for his country before retiring in 2020 and now appears on the BBC at World Cup tournaments.
Broadcasting of World Cup matches is split between the BBC and ITV in the UK, with Ian Wright, Roy Keane, Gary Neville and Graeme Souness among ITV pundits.