Studio Host & Analyst
Eric Krakauer is a soccer play-by-play commentator, studio host, and analyst, who covers a wide range of leagues and competitions, including La Liga, Ligue 1, Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana, Turkish Super Lig, MLS, the Champions, and Europa Leagues.
Eric can be seen and heard on beIN SPORTS, ESPN+, Paramount+, as well as other networks.
Born and raised in Portugal, Eric played soccer at the academy level before moving to England to finish his secondary education. After completing his A-Levels, Eric moved to New York City, where he attended Manhattan College and played for their Division 1 soccer team.
After graduating, Eric pursued a teaching career in public education while also doing freelance soccer writing for soccer publications, mostly covering the New York Red Bulls and New York City FC in MLS. Eric also created, produced, and hosted the BigSoccerHead Podcast, which featured interviews with soccer personalities from the US and world soccer. He is the founder of BigSoccerHead Apparel.
Eric is a frequent guest on Sirius XM FC in the United States and Talksport Radio in England.