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DAVID BASHEER

In a career spanning 40 years David Basheer is considered one of Australia’s most respected sports’ commentators and presenters.


His work includes 11 FIFA World Cups (six men’s & five Women’s) The UEFA Champions League, FA Cup Football, the Asian Cup, six Olympic Games, five World Athletics Championships, the Tour de France and multiple World track and road cycling championships.


He was SBS’ lead commentator for the 2010, 2014, 2018 & 2022 FIFA Men’s World Cups and the 2007, 2011, 2015 & 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cups. For Network Seven, David was the lead commentator (including the final) on the ground-breaking 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup which saw the Matilda’s reach the Semi Finals for the first time ever.


David has called four UEFA Champions league finals, an FA Cup final from the famed Wembley stadium, the 2010 FIFA Men’s World Cup final in Johannesburg & the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup final in Lyon. David was a host of SBS’ flagship football program “The World Game”.


In between two stints with SBS, he was a senior presenter and commentator with Asian broadcaster ESPN Star sports. He hosted the 2002 World Cup today show, UEFA Champions League, Premier League and Spanish La Liga football and the 2002 Melbourne Cup coverage with jockey Larry Cassidy.


David has called Olympic Football finals in 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 & 2016, Commonwealth Games Athletics in 2006, 2014 & 2018 and French open, Japan Open and Australian open tennis for overseas broadcasters. He called Speed Skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing and various sports at 4 Asian Games.


David also worked as the main presenter on Racing.com’s spring racing carnival coverage in Melbourne in 2018 & Autumn 2019. He is a passionate racehorse owner and breeder having raced group one winning mare Icebath.


As Chairman of the Bone Growth Melbourne tennis charity, David was instrumental in helping raise over 1.2 million dollars for children’s bone growth research.

 

David is a fantastic MC as well as an outstanding Keynote speaker and is the perfect fit for any corporate event.

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