Expansive Deal Features UEFA EURO 2024™, UEFA EURO 2028™, European World Cup Qualifiers™ and UEFA Nations League™
NEW YORK – FOX Sports solidifies its position as America’s home of global national team soccer as the network today announces a milestone agreement with the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). The massive rights deal – featuring more than 1500 soccer matches – makes FOX Sports the country’s exclusive home to world-renowned competitions, beginning with the UEFA Nations League™ in June 2022. FOX Sports coverage of these competitions can be made available on the FOX Bet and FOX Bet Super 6 services, complementing the user experience of these platforms.
The network’s six-year agreement includes rights to the following events in all languages (except Spanish and Portuguese):
• UEFA European Football Championship 2024™
• UEFA European Football Championship 2028™
• UEFA Nations League™
• UEFA National Team Competitions™ (including FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers and the Euro Qualifiers)
• All Friendly Matches controlled by UEFA
“We are thrilled to welcome UEFA’s most-coveted events to FOX Sports’ unrivaled soccer portfolio,” said FOX Sports CEO and Executive Producer, Eric Shanks. “The Euros fit perfectly into the world’s greatest tournaments – including the FIFA Men’s and Women’s World Cups™, CONMEBOL Copa América and Concacaf Gold Cup – solidifying FOX Sports’ summer of soccer through 2028.”
The UEFA European Football Championship joins FOX Sports’ unrivaled lineup of the world’s best soccer tournaments, including the FIFA World Cup™, FIFA Women’s World Cup™, CONMEBOL Copa América™ and Concacaf Gold Cup™. The network also continues to tout the most-watched soccer match in the United States with 25.4 million viewers tuning into the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015™ final.
Additional details including broadcasters and coverage plans will be announced at a later date.
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