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What do you think? Do World Cup announcer Tony Meola and Troy Aikman sound alike? |
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What do you think? Do World Cup announcer Tony Meola and Troy Aikman sound alike?

Frank Carnevale
| Tuesday, July 3, 2018 11:30 a.m
FOX Sports
Tony Meola, World Cup commentayor for FOX Sports, on the left. Troy Aikman, commentator for NFL on FOX, right.

If you caught some of the Japan – Belgium World Cup match on Monday afternoon you might have heard some of the excited commentary by Tony Meola, who is covering the matches for FOX Sports.

Troy Aiken, current NFL on FOX commentator, noticed.

And fans noticed too — Meola sounds a lot like Aikman.

Meola responded to Aikman.

Others noticed that the two sound similar and chimed in on Twitter.

Don Garber, Commissioner, Major League Soccer, agreed:

Some other fans also agreed.

Meola, a former United States men’s national team goalkeeper, and J.P. Dellacamera have been doing World Cup matches in Russia.

You can hear Meola on this clip of Japan’s second goal:

And here’s a clip of Aikman talking about Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers going out for the season from last year:

Frank Carnevale is a Tribune-Review assistant multimedia editor. You can contact Frank at 412-380-8511, or via Twitter .

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