Marcotti has inked a multiyear deal to create soccer content on multiple ESPN media, the sports media company announced today. He will serve as a writer/analyst for ESPN’s TV soccer coverage and write for ESPNFC online, the company’s new multi-language, multi-country brand for soccer fans. ESPN says Marcotti’s writing will range from news and insight to comment and opinion and will cover soccer leagues and competitions worldwide. In the coming weeks, the company says ESPNFC will bring together all of ESPN’s soccer properties and house them under one universally recognized name, ensuring coverage of all news and developments 24/7 of all leagues globally. Marcotti will also appear regularly on Press Pass, the soccer discussion show that looks, daily, at the global game with a global perspective six days a week at 11.30 PM. Based in London, Marcotti serves as a correspondent for The Times in England, Sunday Herald in Scotland, Corriere Dello Sport in Italy, and, the Wall Street Journal and Melbourne Age in Australia. He has also written several books, including The Italian Job, co-authored with ex Chelsea and ex-Italy international Gianluca Vialli, Portait Of A Winner, a biography of Fabio Capello, and Paolo Di Canio: The Autobiography.
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