Who are the BBC commentators for Brazil v Serbia at World Cup 2022?

Brazil forward Neymar looks on during the international friendly between Brazil and Ghana on 23 September, 2022 at the Stade Oceane, Le Havre, France
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If you're watching the World Cup 2022 game between Brazil and Serbia and are wondering who the BBC commentators are, we've got you covered.

Guy Mowbray and Martin Keown are on for this one. Guy Mowbray primarily appears on the BBC and BT Sport. While working for Eurosport at the 1998 World Cup, he became the youngest-ever television commentator on a World Cup Final at the age of just 26.

Mowbray has been the primary BBC commentator since 2010. 

Martin Keown is a regular co-commentator and pundit on both the BBC and BT Sport. He won three titles with Arsenal as a player before retiring in 2004.

In the studio, Gary Lineker presents, and is joined in the studio by pundits Alan Shearer, Gilberto Silva and Micah Richards. 

The big man is back in the anchor seat for a sixth time. Gary Lineker is now a legend of broadcasting as well as football, with 48 goals for England putting him fourth on the all-time list, behind Sir Bobby Charlton, Wayne Rooney and Harry Kane. He's England's top scorer in World Cup football with 10 goals, with small part of him no doubt hoping that Harry Kane (on six) doesn't quite break that record this time around.

Linksy is the main presenter and will be present for all England games, plus the final (which may not be mutually exclusive). 

With 260 goals, Alan Shearer has scored more Premier League goals than anyone else. The former striker scooped the Golden Boot at Euro 96 on home turf and netted 30 goals in just 63 appearances for England before turning to punditry from the 2006 World Cup onwards. Shearer exclusively works on the BBC.

Gilberto Silva won the 2002 World Cup with Brazil before moving to Arsenal and becoming an Invincible in the Premier League in 2006. He made 93 appearances for the Selecao, captaining them at the 2007 Confederations Cup.

Micah Richards played for Manchester City for 10 years between 2005 and 2015, going on loan for the last of those seasons to Fiorentina in Serie A, before moving to Aston Villa. The former defender won two titles, was capped 15 times for England and played for Great Britain at the 2012 Olympic Games. Richards is a pundit across Sky Sports, BBC Sport and US network CBS Sports, appearing across radio and television including Match of the Day.

The broadcasting of the World Cup fixtures are being split between BBC and ITV in the UK, with Ian Wright, Roy Keane and Graeme Souness among the ITV pundits.

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