Univision makes a play for UEFA

Univision Deportes snatched up the UEFA package to become the sole US Spanish-language broadcast rights holder stateside, lining up all UEFA national team competitions from 2018 to 2022 in the deal, including the UEFA EURO 2020, UEFA Nations League, UEFA Nations League Final Four and the European Qualifiers to the UEFA EURO 2020 as well as the European Qualifiers to the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Univision Deportes will carry matches across UDN, Univision Network, UniMás, Galavision and will be streaming the properties via the Univision Deportes app.

“This new rights deal with UEFA is a part of our continued commitment to delivering the most comprehensive soccer coverage in the U.S.,” said Juan Carlos Rodriguez, president of Univision Deportes. “Univision Deportes is the home of soccer 365-days per year and this partnership with UEFA is part of our strategy to grow our portfolio and acquire the rights to the teams and leagues that our soccer fans care about most. With this new agreement, Univision Deportes will continue to have the best soccer in the Americas and now the best soccer in Europe.”

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