FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
TELEMUNDO DEPORTES PRESENTS SECOND INSTALLMENT OF “QUE MOMENTO” ON TELEMUNDO SATURDAY, MARCH 24 @ 7 P.M. ET
MIAMI, Fla. – March 22, 2018 – Telemundo Deportes, the Spanish-language home of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, presents the second episode of the network’s first-ever, original documentary sports production “Que Momento” (What A Moment) Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. CT on Telemundo.
“Que Momento” takes an in-depth journalistic look at some of the greatest and most memorable moments in sports history. The show title, “Que Momento,” was born from Andres Cantor’s signature phrase used to callout the most exciting or emotional moments in a soccer match. The four-time Emmy Award winner commentator serves as the host along with the contribution of other Telemundo Deportes on-air talent.
The second installment focuses on the nerve-wracking, final 60 seconds of three CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers for Russia 2018 that were played on October 10, 2017. The three historic games took place at the same time in three different countries, reshaping this soccer region. Everything was at stake for Team USA, Panama and Honduras, while Mexico, Costa Rica and Trinidad and Tobago were set to play crucial roles in this story.
Telemundo Deportes was center stage as the exclusive Spanish-language broadcaster of all three matches. USA needed a win against the last-ranking team of the “hexagonal,” Trinidad and Tobago, to qualify; Panama had to face Costa Rica, which had already obtained its ticket to Russia, for the qualification; and an undefeated Mexico visited Honduras, which had to win at all cost in order to stay alive and play their last qualifying card at the intercontinental play-off.
These were such tense and definitive moments that at one point Andres Cantor called the action on the three pitches for eager fans to be fully up-to-date on the historic outcome. “Que Momento” captures the historic disappointment for USA, a remarkable victory for Panama and the Honduras win that took Mexico’s undefeated record. All three games made history and introduced a new CONCACAF in the horizon – one in which the two giants, Mexico and USA, are no more.
Telemundo Deportes, one of the leading providers of sports content in Spanish in the United States, is home to two of the world’s most popular sporting events: the FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. It is also the home of the FIFA Club World Cup until at least 2018. In addition, Telemundo Deportes broadcasts the FIFA World Cup™ CONCACAF qualifying matches for most of the region, including the Mexico and USA national teams’ away matches, and the Premier League. Telemundo Deportes is also home to “Boxeo Telemundo Ford,” the #1 boxing program in Spanish, and “Titulares y Más,” the #1 sports news, entertainment and commentary show in Spanish, among other recognized sports properties.