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While a soccer match in Italy is being broadcast to Brazil, ESPN color analyst Jose Werneck explains the on-field happenings to his countrymen from the booth in ... Bristol, Conn.?
"It's a different kind of analysis," says Werneck of the practice used by the network to broadcast some of their international sporting events to his native country. "When I'm at the stadium, I have a better overview of the formations, the general tactical moves. But with television you can replace that by describing more detail."
Any adaptations ESPN Intl.'s jack-of-all-sports needed to make were done quite easily - he's been adjusting to new situations for much of his professional career. After graduating with a law degree from the University of Rio de Janeiro because he "didn't know what else to do," Werneck began following his passion for journalism while practicing law. After years of …