Fox Sports Latin America scores Serie A rights extension

Pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports Latin America has agreed a three-year extension to its exclusive rights deal for Serie A, the top division of Italian football.

The new agreement with the MP & Silva agency, the manager and distributor of Serie A’s international rights since 2004, includes the 2015-16 to 2017-18 seasons of the league.

The deal covers the entire Latin American market, including Brazil. Serie A will continue to be broadcast across the Fox Sports and Fox Sports 2 television channels, along with online streaming platform

Carlo Pozzali, founding partner of MP & Silva, said: “The interest in the Italian Serie A has never been higher in Latin America, which currently has four Latinos in the top six scorers in Serie A.”