Great news for all those fans of European soccer!
European soccer governing body UEFA has announced that ESPN International has acquired exclusive media rights in the U.S. and Canada to UEFA Euro 2008, the European soccer championship.
All 31 matches of UEFA Euro 2008 will air LIVE in the U.S. in English, with 2 matches to be broadcast over-the air on ABC and the other 29 matches to air on either ESPN, ESPN2, or ESPN Classic. A comprehensive highlights show will air on each match day during the competition.
ESPN Deportes will air all 31 matches in the U.S. in Spanish.
ESPN has also acquired radio and new media rights to UEFA Euro 2008.