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Watch: BBC Commentators Couldn't Get Over Their Spanish Counterparts At Old Trafford

Watch: BBC Commentators Couldn't Get Over Their Spanish Counterparts At Old Trafford
By Mikey Traynor

Celta Vigo came out of their Europa League semi-final tie against Manchester United with their heads held high despite the bitter disappointment at failing to reach the final having come so close.

Speaking after the game Iago Aspas fought back the tears as he claimed his side "barricaded" Manchester United into their own defensive third and was adamant that he and his teammates had done enough to win. He also praised the fans for the incredible atmosphere they created inside Old Trafford, but the players and the fans were not the only ones who gave it their all on the night.

The Spanish commentary team assigned to the game kicked every ball with Celta Vigo, so much so that the BBC commentators couldn't get over the noise they were making while they were as calm as ever.

John Murray on the commentary for BBC Radio 5 Live referenced the Spaniards, who could be heard clearly in the background of his broadcast, on so many occasions that it was clipped into a highlights package of it's own:

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And Mark Chapman also got in on the act.

The MOTD 2 host even went as far as to record one Spanish commentator going mental for what he claimed was a chance that resulted in a thrown in.

An excitable bunch! While "Chappers" seemed to be enjoying it, you could sense that Murray was a tad irked.

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The difference between a Spanish and British broadcast when it comes to football can be comically different at times, as the BBC do their absolute best to remain as level-headed and "proper" as they can, while over in Spain you can often hear the commentator shouting "GOOOOOL" long after the replays have concluded.

Different job descriptions at the end of the day.

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