Derek Rae Biography
Derek Rae is a Scottish football analyst and broadcaster for ESPN and the Bundesliga World Feed. He is also a Berwick Rangers ambassador.
Derek Rae Age
He was born on 9 April 1967 in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Derek Rae Accent/ Pronunciation
He is the lead Bundesliga commentator for ESPN and a speaker of five different languages.
Derek Rae Parents
He has not yet revealed the identity of his parents to the public yet.
Derek Rae Wife
Rae has been married to his lovely wife Beth Powers since 1994. He met her while working on World Cup preparations. The two later settled in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Derek Rae Kids
He has not disclosed whether he has any kids yet.
Derek Rae ESPN
Rae, a Scotsman, is one of television’s most distinctive and adaptable football pundits. He has been commentating on international soccer for almost two decades. In addition to that, he presently works for BT Sport in the United Kingdom as the major voice for Scottish football. He as well as calls the Bundesliga, Serie A, Ligue 1, and the Europa League. Rae returned to ESPN to commentate on the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, which will be his sixth.
Additionally, Derek is best known in the United States as the popular main voice of the UEFA Champions League on ESPN from 2003 to 2009. He is a former British Sports Broadcaster of the Year. In 2008 and 2012, Rae was the play-by-play announcer for ABC/coverage ESPN’s of the UEFA European Football Championship. Rae moved to London after several years at ESPN headquarters, first as a major member of the on-air crew at ESPN UK, commentating on Scottish, English, and European football.
Along with that, Rae has also called FA Cup games for ITV and the Champions League for STV in addition to his duties for BT Sport. Rae’s professional broadcasting career began in 1986, when he was still a student at Aberdeen University, when he made his debut with BBC Scotland. For his efforts as a soccer commentator, he was named “Sony British Sports Broadcaster of the Year” the following year.
Moreover, Rae was sent to matches in 19 different countries while working for BBC Scotland, and he was in charge of the microphone for the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Rae moved to Boston after leaving the BBC in 1991, initially to work as a Venue Press Officer for the World Cup USA 1994 Organizing Committee. He returned to the United Kingdom in 2010 to concentrate on his work with ESPN UK.
Derek Rae FIFA 22
FIFA 22 has two new commentators in the game series. Derek Rae, the chief commentator for FIFA 21, will return for the upcoming game, which will be published on October 1.
Derek Rae Salary
He earns an annual salary of approximately $100,000.
Derek Rae Networth
His networth is estimated at $1.5 million