First female commentator for the live world cup match, Vicki Sparks, is an inspiration for many other ladies in any sectors of the profession. She has been an English sports commentator and reporter specializing particularly in football since 2014.
To tell the fact, Sparks came to limelight after a dreadful incident when she was interviewing football manager David Moyes and he insulted her in a sexist way, which was not so appreciatable.
Retaining White Ethnicity, Vicki was born in the land of Russia, in 1989, with Russian citizenship as well.
Education and Early Career
Possessing a degree in journalism, she had a keen interest in the English language as she attended state school following the English education system. Been an enthusiast in football, she visited the local team Newcastle United from a very young age.
To begin with her early career, Sparks had been a freelance journalist along with being the radio assistant at BBC Radio Newcastle. It was then that she got encouragement through her close colleagues to apply for the position as a commentator and reporter with the BBC.
Not much disclosed about her family, it is reported that she used to live with her parents along with her siblings.
Her first ever game as a commentator being the EFL Championship between Middlesbrough and Charlton, Sparks also reported for “Final Score” and “BBC Radio 5 Live”. Regularly covering Women’s football match, Vicki has hosted and commented on a tournament with “Gary Lineker” and other team members. She has even been contributing in Euro 2017 qualifiers to “The Women’s Football Show”. Sparks is noted to be the first ever female commentator on a FIFA World Cup held on Russia in 2018. Her success path even held many criticisms, as she was commented on having a high-pitched voice along with her other fellow female commentators.
Not much known through any sources, about her personal affairs, she is said to be single and not dating anyone recently. She is said to be focused on her career rather than any relationships.
Net Worth and Salary
To talk about her net worth, she earns around $200 Thousand.
Being a Capricorn Sun Sign, Vicki has a Blonde hair and black eye color.
Wiki and facts
It is utter disbelief, that Vicki is active in social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, even though she managed to maintain a secretive disclosure of her personal life.