CHRIS KAMARA has forever been a legend among football fans, whether it be for his playing days as a tough-tackling midfielder or his enthusiastic pundit on Sky Sports’ Soccer Saturday.
However in July 2022 it was revealed he had Kammy joined the BBC to host a new podcast, after quitting Sky, and is also the host of Channel 5’s Cash In The Attic.
Who is Chris Kamara?
Born on Christmas Day 1957, Christopher Kamara, or Kammy, is a former professional footballer who now works as a TV presenter and football pundit.
In his footballer days, Kammy played for various clubs, including Brentford, Swindon Town and Leeds United.
He was appointed Bradford City manager in November 1995 and took the club from potential relegation to play-off promotion winners in 1996.
He joined Sky Sports in 1999 and has co-presented Goals on Sunday with Ben Shephard and former Arsenal Women footballer Alex Scott since 2000.
However in March 2022 he revealed he would be stepping down from the post at the end of the footy season.
In a big change, from August 2022 Chris is now the host of the reboot of Cash In The Attic.
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The show is now on Channel 5, and Kammy sad in a statement: “It’s great to be joining Jules to host this series, I’m looking forward to helping people turn their old stuff into some unbelievable cash.”
From August 4, 2022 Kammy will also be hosting a BBC footy podcast with longtime pal Ben Shephard called
a weekly show called Unbelievable.
What other television work has Chris done?
Kammy presented ITV’s Ninja Warrior UK with Ben Shephard, and Rochelle Humes from 2015 until 2019.
He has also appeared on The Chase: Celebrity Special, Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway and Loose Women.
Chris is a regular in betting app Ladbrokes adverts, appearing in many notable campaigns since 2012.
He then swapped the footy pitch for the dancefloor and took part in the Strictly Come Dancing special for Sport Relief 2018.
This wasn’t the first time Kammy was on Sport Relief, as he previously appeared as a contestant for The Great Sport Relief Bake Off in 2016.
In 2021 he tried out his acting chops by appearing as himself in the highly acclaimed Ted Lasso.
Who’s wife and do they have any children?
Chris married his wife Anne in 1982.
The couple have two children together.
Their sons are called Ben and Jack.