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For many the voice of commentary legend John Motson has graced our ears for years, but all good things must come to an end.
It has been confirmed that 'Motty' will deliver his final live BBC commentary this weekend, 48 years after after his first live radio broadcast.
The 72-year-old has delivered commentary on 10 World Cup's down the years, 10 European Championships, 29 FA Cup finals and over 200 England games - not to mention the countless Match Of The Day segments we all know and love.
48 years after his first live radio broadcast, John Motson is set for his final live commentary this weekend :cry:- BBC 5 live Sport (@5liveSport) March 9, 2018
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Perhaps his most famous moment in recent times happened shortly after Sunderland's Premier League relegation was confirmed.
Motson said: "A club badly managed from above for at least four years, three managers have got them out of it at the end of the season including Sam Allardyce a year ago, the rot set in at Sunderland a long time ago, and it came right from the top.
"I have no sympathy with them, they deserved to go down."
Plenty took to social media to describe their favourite John Motson memory.
England 5-1 over germany "oh this is getting better, better AND better!!!!!"- Kloppite Jay (@seacatking) March 9, 2018
Too many. Brazil v Italy in 82. France v Portugal in 84. Spain v Yugoslavia in 2000. But my stand out is "and right across to Marco Tardelli!!!!!!!" 1982 wc final and THAT celebration- Disco Dave (@discodave14) March 9, 2018
The sheepskin coat report- Graham Prentice (@GrahamPrentice9) March 9, 2018
He was so apoplectic with excitement when Ronaldo wasn't on the team sheet in the 1998 World Cup final I thought he was going to have a cardiac arrest.- Nick Glynne (@Glynnda) March 10, 2018
His voice carries numerous great memories of football through many decades from my childhood to middle age. Well done Motty have a long and healthy retirement, it's not the final whistle, it's extra time we'll earned :clap::clap::clap:- Gary Haynes (@GaryHaynes64) March 10, 2018
Last of a generation of proper commentators #oneofthegreats- paul stato webb (@paulstatowebb) March 9, 2018
You will be missed, Motty. One of the all time greats.
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