Amazon wins rights to telecast Champions League football in UK

Ronald ChettiarUpdated: Friday, July 01, 2022, 05:41 PM IST
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US-based Amazon has bagged rights to broadcast live Champions League football matches in the UK, starting from 2024, reports suggest.

According to a report in the Financial Times, the deal will see Amazon split UK rights to the top-rated European club tournament with current UK rightsholder BT Sport.

Amazon’s deal will give the streaming giant one game a week, around 20 matches a season.

The Champions League tournament is set to increase from 32 to 36 teams under a new format in 2024.

“The addition of UEFA Champions League football is a truly momentous moment for Prime Video in the UK,” said Alex Green, managing director, Prime Video Sport Europe.

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