Max Bretos joined ESPN in January 2010 as an anchor on the all-news ESPNEWS network. Previously, Bretos had worked for the Fox Soccer Channel since 2004. He has covered Super Bowls and covered the first-ever game between the Manchester United and FC Barcelona soccer teams in Philadelphia in 2003.
Bretos began his career as a correspondent for Sky Sports in the United Kingdom (2003-2006), and as a professional wrestling announcer for the WWE Company (January – August 2007).
A native of Miami, Bretos earned a degree in international relations from Florida State University in 1994.
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"Working with Jeff was an absolute treat. Easy-going off the air, fiercely prepared and opinionated on the air. . . He's a true pro without taking himself too seriously. It was a fantastic experience I hope we get to duplicate."
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