Univision makes Bundesliga play

Univision Deportes locked in a three-year sublicensing deal with FOX Deportes to carry Spanish-language rights to matches from Germany’s top soccer league, Bundesliga. Univision Deportes is now scheduled to air three matches per week across UDN (and broadcast network UniMas. Univision Deportes will also telecast a weekly preview show on UDN, while also providing fans a total recap of the week’s matches on Monday evenings with a new show called “Somos Bundesliga.” Univision Deportes also has engaged in a content partnership with Bayern Munich, which recently opened an office in the U.S., to bring behind the scenes access and regular interviews with key players, particularly Latin ones, to viewers.

“We’re excited that the arrangement between FOX and Univision Deportes. This includes matches from European powerhouses Borussia Dortmund, Eintracht Frankfurt, and Bayern Munich, with global superstars such as Mario Götze, Manuel Nuer and Arjen Robben; as well as iconic players from the Americas including James Rodriguez, Marco Fabian, Arturo Vidal, and the U.S. Soccer’s rising star Christian Pulisic.

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