(February 15, 1942 - April 19, 2003) was a Spanish-language
sportscaster in the United States
. Born in Buenos Aires
, Norberto Longo primarily provided Spanish-language commentary of soccer
matches. Longo was also a lifelong boxing fan, and he hosted the weekly Boxeo Estelar
television show on Univision, commenting live on fights featuring Julio César Chávez
, Roberto Durán
and Wilfredo Gomez
, among others.
Norberto Longo was the lead sports analyst for Spanish International Network/Univision
from 1984 to 1999. He was the former partner of Andrés Cantor
for almost a decade on Univision
and later with Telemundo
1999 to 2003.
Longo died on April 19, 2003, of a heart attack
at the age of 61.