Sport Five things to know about 'Monday Night Football' sideline reporter Sergio Dipp

08:20  12 september  2017
08:20  12 september  2017 Source:   Sporting News

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ESPN's Sergio Dipp gained fame when he delivered an awkward sideline report during Monday Night Football . After spending over five years in the industry, Sergio Dipp finally had his time to shine on ESPN’s Monday Night Football .

ESPN’s Monday Night Football kicks off tonight with another season-opening doubleheader. Here are 5 Things fans should know going into the two games. She will be paired with new ESPN studio analyst Rex Ryan and sideline reporter Sergio Dipp of ESPN Deportes.

Sergio Dipp is getting a lot of flack for his awkward sideline report during ESPN's "Monday Night Football" broadcast of Chargers-Broncos, but there's more to know about him than that live TV moment.

There are five things to know, in fact:

1. His full name is Sergio Alejandro Dipp Walther. He was born in Mexicali, Mexico, in 1988 and attended university in Monterrey, where he studied communications.

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2. He began working in media in 2009 while he was still in university, and he joined ESPN Deportes in 2013. He covered the London Olympics in 2012 and the Packers-Steelers Super Bowl in 2011.

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Sergio Dipp is making his debut as a sideline reporter for Monday Night Football tonight, and early in the game, the booth tossed it to him for an update. He was likely prepped, prepared and excited to be on camera for a national audience on ESPN.

Monday Night Football ’s newest sideline reporter is feeling the wrath of the internet. During the first quarter of the Los Angeles Chargers and Denver Broncos game, the broadcast flashed to a sideline report from none other than Sergio Dipp , likely a new face NFL fans.

3. He was a football player himself. In Mexico. He was listed as a defensive lineman.

4. He covers the other football, too; the world's football. One of his biggest coups as a reporter was getting an in-depth story with Mexican soccer star Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez in Germany. If you want to hear Dipp do work in his native language, check out this clip:

5. He appears to have a good sense of humor:

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