Who are the ITV commentators for Portugal v Ghana at World Cup 2022?

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If you're watching the World Cup 2022 game between Portugal and Ghana and are wondering who the ITV commentators are, we've got you covered.

Jon Champion is the main commentator for the Portugal v Ghana live stream, with Ally McCoist joining him on co-commentary. 

Jon Champion has been a commentator on both ITV and BBC for over 20 years. These days, he is most often heard on Amazon Prime covering the Premier League.

Ally McCoist is a much-loved pundit and commentator who regularly appears on ITV, TalkSport, Amazon Prime and BT Sport. He scored over 350 goals for Rangers and 19 for Scotland – and is well-loved for his sense of humour, bright outlook and historical one-liners during co-comm stints.

In the studio, Mark Pougatch is on presenting duties, with Roy Keane, Graeme Souness and Joe Cole providing expert insight. 

Former BBC 5 Live fixture Pougatch moved to ITV in 2015 and will be the lead anchor for his third World Cup when he fronts the channel's coverage in Qatar. Pougatch has fronted ITV's coverage of the Six Nations Rugby Championship along with BT's BT Sport Score show, too.

Roy Keane was captain of Manchester United and won seven Premier League titles in just 12 seasons at Old Trafford. The only World Cup that Keane went to was USA 1994: the Irishman infamously left the camp ahead of the 2002 tournament after an argument with manager Mick McCarthy. 

Keane is a regular on Sky Sports and known for his dry humour, grumpy demeanour and passionate analysis. He has sporadically appeared on ITV tournament and Champions League coverage over the years, despite once claiming, "Any time I watch a game on television I have to turn the commentators off."

Graeme Souness is regarded as one of the finest midfielders of his generation, winning three European Cups at Liverpool and making over 50 appearances for Scotland before a managerial career that took him to Rangers, Galatasaray, Benfica and Newcastle among others. 

Souness is a regular on Sky Sports' coverage and has been a stalwart of Super Sunday since retiring from management.

A member of England's Golden Generation, Joe Cole was one of the most talented midfielders that the Three Lions had to offer in the 2000s. He went to three World Cups and played for the likes of West Ham United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Lille in his career. 

Cole is a regular on BT Sport and has his own podcast on BT Sport Pods, The Joe Cole Cast.

The broadcasting of the World Cup fixtures are being split between BBC and ITV in the UK, with Alan Shearer, Rio Ferdinand and Vincent Kompany among the BBC pundits.

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