Who are the ITV commentators for Brazil v South Korea at World Cup 2022?

Richarlison of Brazil scores their team's second goal during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group G match between Brazil and Serbia at Lusail Stadium on November 24, 2022 in Lusail City, Qatar.
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If you're watching the World Cup 2022 game between Brazil and South Korea and are wondering who the ITV commentators are, we've got you covered.

Jon Champion and Ally McCoist are behind the mic for this last-16 encounter.

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 presents with Graeme Souness, Roy Keane and Eni Aluko on punditry. 

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.

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. 

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."

Eni Aluko is the Sporting Director for women's team, Angel City in the United States. She competed in three World Cups for England, at the 2012 Olympics for Great Britain and won over 100 caps – she also represented the likes of Chelsea and Juventus at club level.

Aluko has done punditry work for the likes of BT Sport and Amazon Prime since retiring from playing. She is also a familiar face on women's football coverage on ITV. 

The broadcasting of the World Cup fixtures are being split between BBC and ITV in the UK, with Alan Shearer, Micah Richard and Alex Scott among the BBC pundits.

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.