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Photos: Meet Kate Abdo, FOX's Host At The 2018 World Cup

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 14: Kate Abdo attends the 2018 Fox Network Upfront at Wollman Rink, Central Park on May 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)

Kate Abdo has become one of the rising stars at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Her coverage of the games on FOX has been widely lauded. She's becoming one of the most-respected hosts in sports media.

This morning, Abdo will host the final game of the tournament. She's set to co-host FOX's pregame coverage with Rob Stone.

France and Croatia are set to play in the final at 11 a.m. E.T. It'll be televised on FOX.

Meet Kate Abdo below.

Photos: Meet Kate Abdo, FOX's co-host at the 2018 World Cup

Abdo has been with Fox Sports since 2017. She's been a part of their Champions and Europa League coverage during that time.

This past spring, Abdo was named the presenter of Turner Sports' Champions League coverage.

Abdo's broadcasting chops are notable. She's a native of England and has worked for Sky Sports News, DW-TV and CNN. Before joining FOX Sports full-time, Abdo hosted the 2014 and 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremonies, utilizing her ability to speak four languages to connect with various interview subjects. Abdo is fluent in English, French, Spanish and German. She also hosted Women's World Cup Tonight for Fox during the 2015 Women's World Cup. As part of her countdown to the World Cup, Abdo posted pictures with some members of soccer royalty, including Cristian Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane and Pele. You can see them below:


The 2018 World Cup Final is set to be played at 11 a.m. E.T. It'll be televised on FOX.