This article shares with you details of the oldest sports journalist and football commentator who started working in the field of sports journalism at the age of 23 and had his first world cup experience in 1958 at age 23.
Argentine sports journalist Enrique Márquez chalked a remarkable milestone on his 88th birthday when he ran commentary at his 17th World Cup on November 20.
‘Macaya’ as he is widely called was on commentary duty for the 2022 FIFA World Cup curtain-raiser between hosts Qatar and Ecuador which saw the latter record a two-nil victory to Ecuador over the host nation.
The veteran commentator covered his maiden World Cup aged 23, traveling to Sweden in 1958, and has not missed the biggest football festival on the face of the earth since.
Many people positive words after learning that the commentary on the opening match of the 2022 World Cup between Qatar and Ecuador was actually led by him.