MLS Cup '09 will air on ESPN and Galavision Sunday at 8:30 pm ET. The title match, also available on ESPN360.com, is a television programmer's
delight with David Beckham
expected to make his first appearance.
ESPN has committed six on-air personalities and 19 cameras. JP Dellacamera
will call the match with John Harkes
providing analysis. Allen Hopkins
and Rob Stone
on the sidelines.
Stone will also host on-site studio segments before and after the match and at halftime with Julie Foudy
and Alexi Lalas
The cameras will include two super slo-mo cameras, steadicam and
skycam. History of the MLS Cup.
ESPN Classic will air on Saturday at 6 pm ET a special presentation of the history of the MLS Cup, a documentary
that travels from the birth of the league in North America through 2008. The two-hour program, which takes viewers onto the field for the best action from the first 12 MLS Cup matches,
includes never-before-seen footage, off-the-field and inside-the-locker room access with players and coaches, exclusive interviews, and more.