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Riccardo Silva’s Unsolicited $4B Bid For MLS Broadcast Rights

MIAMI, Fla. (July 30, 2017) — Riccardo Silva is a respected entrepreneur who has built MP & Silva, the international media rights agency he co-founded in 2004, into a billion-dollar enterprise that has had significant success in the business of sports rights arbitrage. The 47-year-old Milanese has made repeated attempts to assert his influence in […]


What’s The Motive Behind Riccardo Silva’s reported US$4 billion offer for the global media rights to Major League Soccer

This week, it was revealed by John Ourand of SportsBusiness Journal that Miami FC owner Riccardo Silva travelled to New York for a meeting with MLS commissioner Don Garber in which he offered the ludicrous sum of US$4 billion for the global media rights to MLS for ten years from 2023 – an offer that […]