[EDITOR’S NOTE: Telemundo, a division of NBCUniversal Hispanic Enterprises and Content, is the official Spanish-language broadcast rights holder of the 2015 World Cup. All matches will also be streamed online in Spanish. Saturday’s World Cup Draw at noon ET can be viewed in Spanish on Telemundo and online here on En Vivo Extra. Andrés Cantor will lead coverage of the draw alongside Jessi Losada, three-time top men’s Mexican scorer Carlos Hermosillo and former Chivas de Guadalajara player Manuel Sol, with veteran commentator Sammy Sadovnik and “Ritmo Deportivo” host Leti Coo reporting from Canada. Mexico women’s coach Leonardo Cuellar will be a guest on the show. The video below is in Spanish. Find more Spanish-language coverage of the World Cup here.]
The multi-talented U.S. forward Christen Press says the build-up to what is likely to be her first World Cup is emotional to think about. She spoke about that with Telemundo, while also revealing her favorite men’s league and team are. Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? Press dishes on her favorite player between the two world elites.
Press speaks English, Spanish and Swedish. She played for two years in Sweden for Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC and Tyresö FF — losing the 2013/14 UEFA Champions League final — after playing for a season in WPS with magicJack. Press now plays for the Chicago Red Stars.
Press didn’t debut for the U.S. senior team until last year, but in two full years with the squad thus far, she scored 15 goals in 32 appearances.
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