David Faitelson


After close to two decades covering sports on broadcast television in Mexico, the renowned sports journalist David Faitelson joined ESPN Deportes in May 2007 as an analyst, field reporter and host for a variety of studio shows for ESPN Deportes in the U.S. and ESPN in Latin America.

At ESPN, Faitelson brings his considerable talent across various platforms, including television, radio, online and print.  He serves as analyst on a variety of studio shows including A Los Golpes, Cronómetro, Raza Deportiva, Fútbol Picante, and Nación ESPN.  He also serves as a regular contributor on SportsCenter, where he covers soccer, baseball and boxing.  He is also a regular guest on ESPN Radio Formula in Mexico and is a contributor on ESPNdeportes.com and ESPN.com (Latin America).

In addition to his daily duties, Faitelson provides comprehensive multiplatform news and information coverage of the Mexican national soccer team for TV, Radio, Online and Mobile.

Known for his hard-hitting reporting style, Faitelson has covered eight FIFA World Cups consecutively – (Mexico 1986, Italy 1990, United States 1994, France 1998, Korea/Japan 2002, Germany 2006, South Africa 2010, Brazil 2014).  He has also covered all the summer Olympics since 1988.

For more than twenty years, Faitelson has built an impressive broadcast career from his home base of Mexico City.  In addition to his television work, he has also worked as a reporter for top newspapers such as El Excelsior and El Heraldo de Mexico and as sports radio talent at networks Grupo Acir, Radio Red and La Sociedad Deportiva.