The self-proclaimed “Home of Soccer” in the United States has acquired more rights. According to World Soccer Talk sources, Univision has acquired the Spanish-language rights to Euro 2024, Euro 2028 and more in a mega deal with UEFA.
World Soccer Talk reached out to Univision but the spokeswoman offered no comment. An official announcement by UEFA and Univision is expected in the coming days.
In all, TelevisaUnivision has picked up the Spanish-language rights to:
UEFA Euro 2024
Qualifiers to UEFA Euro 2024 and 2028
European Qualifiers to FIFA World Cup 2026
Friendly Matches played by European nations controlled by UEFA, and
UEFA Nations League
Univision’s spending spree for soccer rights
Univision’s mission behind acquiring so many rights is in preparation for the launch of ViX+ later this year. ViX+ is TelevisaUnivision’s streaming service that offers movies, shows, news and sports. The paid version, price to be determined, features more than 3,000 live soccer games per year in Spanish. It is the home of four Liga MX teams, with games exclusively available via ViX+. Additionally, select UEFA Champions League games in Spanish air exclusively on the paid streaming service.
In all, Univision’s sports division TUDN also has the rights to several other major leagues and tournaments:
UEFA Champions League
CONCACAF Nations League
CONCACAF Champions League
Select games from Brazilian and Argentine leagues
Under the new deal between UEFA and Univision, coverage begins June 1 with the UEFA Nations League on ViX.
Univision acquires rights to Euro 2024: Analysis
While Telemundo Deportes has the World Cup and the Premier League, TUDN is the leader in Spanish-language sports in the United States.
By adding Euro 2024 and Euro 2028, it positions TUDN as the leader in Spanish-language coverage. TUDN’s rights include many of the biggest games in both club soccer and international football.
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