Before we hand out the World Cup MVP, let’s not forget Mike Tirico, the great mediator in his own right. His great ease in interviewing makes a World Cup turn into an encore worth watching. The 2014 World Cup MVP goes to, Bob Ley. That takes amazing skill to rule over a roundtable of heavy accents. Good for you! There were Germans, Argentines, Brazilians, three to four Englishmen and woman, a Venezuelan and Alexi Lalas – who knows what planet he’s from. All were coming at you from all directions, each with their own unique, but eerily similar, opinions. When everybody “piggy backed” the other, you made it seem as though great tension was in the air. You were able to pick out the next step, during every step of the Cup. It was a great World Cup, much thanks to you.
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