HomeNewsMediaFootballItaly

Rai to retain rights to 2022 Fifa World Cup

Alessandro Bastoni and Joao Pedro Galvao of Italy react during the 2022 Fifa World Cup Qualifier play-off match versus North Macedonia (by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)

Italian public-service broadcaster Rai has confirmed it will retain exclusive rights to the 2022 Fifa World Cup, despite Italy failing to qualify for this year’s finals in Qatar.

Italy’s shock defeat to North Macedonia in a European qualifiers play-off in March had led to talk that Rai could seek to sublicence or transfer its rights to the national team football tournament.

You need to have a subscription to access this content

If you would like more information on our Media product please contact our sales team

Already have an account? Sign in here