BBC Sport Journalist and Award-winning “Messi” Author Guillem Balagué to Appear on “Listen In With KNN”

Kelsey N. Nelson welcomes Sky Sports La Liga Analyst, Cross Sports Book Award winner of “Football Book of the Year and BBC Sport Journalist, Guillem Balagué, to FOX Sports 96.9 FM/1340 AM’s hit show “Listen In With KNN” on October 6 to discuss the latest trending news around La Liga, the forthcoming El Clasico showdown between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, Catalan compatriot Pep Guardiola and his quest for UEFA Champions League at Manchester City and much more.

The Award-winning Catalan is a widely popular and well-respected member of Sky Sports La Liga television coverage team in the United Kingdom, which has seen the insightful Balagué provide in-depth analysis for “Revista de La Liga”, coupled alongside poignant commentary for Sky Sports live La Liga action.

In Spain, Balagué also serves as a reporter and correspondent for Madrid’s #1 bestselling newspaper AS and as a contributor for El Larguero, Spain’s number one radio show, attracting 1.5 million listeners. Balagué also works for La Liga TV and is currently a patron of Football Beyond Borders, an inspirational youth organization which provides a platform for education and life skills via football.

The Award-winning reporter, who is a lifelong fan of FC Barcelona’s Catalonian rivals Espanyol, also reports for GOAL, the number one online football website in the world, as well as TwentyFour7 Magazine, Champions Magazine and BBC Radio 5 Live, where Balagué provides commentary on the current Spanish and global football affairs.

Balagué is the acclaimed Author of international bestsellers: “Messi”, “Brave New World: Inside Pochettino’s Spurs, “Pep Guardiola: Another Way of Winning”, “Cristiano Ronaldo: The Biography”, “A Season on the Brink” and “Barca: The Illustrated History”,

The internationally renowned Catalan journalist has also contributed for leading reputable Spanish radio station Cadena Ser, as well as leading national British newspaper’s: The Times, The Observer and Metro.

Balagué is also the Director of Football at Biggleswade United F.C, who currently play in the Spartan South Midlands League Premier Division.

 

Dean Perretta

Dean Perretta is a 2x SEA Award-winning creative, Broadcast Journalist, Reporter, Courtside Analyst for BBC televised London Lions and Executive Producer who currently contributes to FOX Sports Radio, FourFourTwo Magazine and Muscle & Fitness Magazine.