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David Beckham in Qatar: "The World Cup 2022 Will Be A Dream."

David Beckham, who is a co-owner of Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami, was in Doha in December and was interviewed on the subject of the World Cup which is coming to Qatar. During a visit to Education City Stadium – exactly three years before the Qatar 2022 final will take place – the former Manchester […]

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FC Barcelona In-House Documentary Series Will Take You Inside Barça

Por primera vez, las cámaras de televisión han tenido acceso al día a día de jugadores como Leo Messi, Gerard Piqué, Marc-André ter Stegen o Luis Suárez. Miami, Fla. (October 30, 2019) — Fútbol Club Barcelona will be releasing its own in-house documentary that will take viewers behind the scenes. This follows other clubs who […]

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ESPN retains USL broadcast rights in three-year extension of Rights Agreement

Three-fold increase in league coverage September 7, 2019 — US-based broadcaster ESPN has retained domestic broadcast rights to the second and third tiers of the US club soccer system after extending its deal with the United Soccer League (“USL”). The Disney-owned network has signed a three-year deal that covers TV and digital rights to the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]