Top 10 Peter Drury commentary quotes and moments

Starlyon King
By Starlyon King
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Discover the Top 10 Peter Drury commentary quotes and moments with SportPremi. Our list highlights the best of Drury’s memorable commentaries and iconic moments.

Who is Peter Drury?

Peter Drury is one of the most famous sports commentators; he is known for his poetic lines during football commentaries.

Peter Drury currently works for Amazon Prime Video on its Premier League coverage in the UK.

He also previously worked for CBS Sports on the English-language versions of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League.

In addition to this, he joined NBC Sports in July 2022 as the lead play-by-play commentator for the Premier League. Moreover, he is associated with Sky Sports and NBC Sports as the lead play-by-play announcer for their respective Premier League coverage.

READ ALSO: Peter Drury Biography, Net Worth, Family and Salary Per Week.

Peter Drury in the Footballing Space

For two decades, Peter Drury has captivated millions of football fans globally. His distinct voice is not only familiar to live audiences but also resonates in Konami’s Pro Evolution Football game, where he welcomes players with his signature line:

“Hello everyone, I’m Peter Drury, Jim Beglin alongside me”

Peter Drury in Konami’s Pro Evolution Football game

Top 10 Peter Drury Commentary Quotes and Moments.

1. When South Africa took the lead against Mexico in the 2010 World Cup

“Goal Bafana Bafana! Goal for South Africa! Goal for all of Africa! Rejoice!”

2. When Pep Guardiola substituted Gabriel Jesus for David Silva.

“Jesus for Silva, a move Judas Iscariot will be proud of. Gabriel Jesus of Manchester City scores from a cross. And Jesus heads home from the cross.”

3. When Peter Czech saved a penalty from Gabriel Jesus.

“Peter Denies Jesus Again”

4. England’s defeat to Croatia in the 2018 World Cup.

“The Three Lions were toothless, voiceless, and their dream in tatters. It’s not coming home, Britain; it has just limped away, maybe forever.”

5. Thomas Partey and Paul Pogba comparison.

“Right there you’ve got two midfielders battling it out for glory and stardom. You look at Thomas Partey and see he’s ready to party, but you look at Pogba, and it seems he’s here to sweep after the party is over.”

6. Peter Drury on Manchester United’s consistency.

“Manchester United is the most consistent team, one win in August, one win in September, one win in October, one win in November, one win in December, it’s just like a menstrual cycle! If they don’t win in January, know that they are pregnant.”

7. Peter Drury on Manchester United’s style of play.

“Rangnick’s Man United are playing a new kind of pressing football called ‘Depressing.'”

8. Peter Drury’s commentary on Cristiano Ronaldo.

“The man is a storybook all by himself. There is no work of fiction more fanciful.”

9. Peter Drury on Etihad stadium.

“Etihad is bubbling up like it only does on ‘Special Days.'”

10. Peter Drury’s commentary on Roma.

“Roma have risen from their ruins. Manolas, a Greek god in Rome!”

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