UEFA Champions League Returns to ESPN Deportes Radio
ESPN Deportes Radio acquired rights starting immediately and running through the 2014-2015 season
ESPN Deportes Radio, the 24/7 Spanish-language sports radio network, has reached a sub-license agreement with Fox to broadcast the UEFA Champions League. The coverage kicks off with two live double headers: Zenit vs. Atlético and Ajax vs. Barcelona this afternoon and CSKA Moskva vs. Bayern and Real Madrid vs. Galatasaray on November 27.
“We are very proud of this accomplishment, which not only strengthens our play-by-play offering but also makes a big difference in our continued mission of serving the U.S. Hispanic sports fan,” said Oscar Ramos, General Manager, ESPN Deportes Radio. “We are very confident that this coveted soccer tournament will provide an experience that heavily resonates with our fans and with our advertisers.”
ESPN Deportes Radio’s coverage includes all stages, semifinals and the final. Jorge Ramos, “el relator de las Americas” – commentator of the Americas, and Hernan Pereyra, a young sports radio personaly, will be among the on-air talent calling the games and hosting pre- and post-shows for each match.
As the most important club-level soccer tournament in the world, UEFA Champions League has a powerful impact on the world of soccer. The tournament showcases some of the most competitive teams and best players such as Lionel Messi, Javier Chicharito Hernandez and Cristiano Ronaldo, among others.