Carlos Hermosillo is one of Mexico’s most legendary soccer stars serving as commentator for Telemundo Deportes. He joined Telemundo in 2014 and serves as studio and game analyst for the network’s coverage of all major FIFA events, including Rumbo al Mundial” FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, Premier League and the Olympic Games. He also co-hosts the podcast “Día de Gallos” alongside Miguel Gurwitz, and a variety of studio programming and coverage around major sporting events, including Telemundo’s exclusive Spanish-language coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™.
Hermosillo made his professional soccer debut in 1984 as a forward with Club América, where he won four championships. Subsequently, he went on to play with Monterrey, Cruz Azul, Necaxa, Atlante and Guadalajara, winning league championships with both Cruz Azul and Necaxa. Internationally, he played with Standard de Liége (Belgium) and the Los Angeles Galaxy. Nicknamed “El Grandote" (the Giant), Hermosillo was also part of Mexico’s national team roster in the 1986 FIFA World Cup MexicoTM and 1994 FIFA World Cup USATM. He has a special place in the heart of Cruz Azul fans, having won three consecutive titles as top league scorer with the team, including a career high point of 168 goals.
Before joining the Telemundo Deportes team, Hermosillo was a sportscaster with Fox Sports and served as Director of Mexico’s National Sports Commission (CONADE).
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