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FOX Sports Latin America Signs Deal for Mexico’s Club Monterrey


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FOX Sports Latin America has acquired the exclusive multiplatform broadcasting rights for Mexican Club Rayados Monterrey.

The five-year agreement includes ten seasons. Apertura-Clausura Tournaments will come into effect in July of this year with the Apertura 2018 and will last until the Clausura 2023 Tournament. FOX Sports will broadcast live and exclusive in Mexico and Latin America all home games played by Monterrey in the Liga MX as well as the Copa MX ones and other friendly matches, on all FOX Sports’ linear and digital platforms. In addition, in the U.S., fans will be able to enjoy the games live on FOX Deportes in Spanish and on all channels and digital platforms of FOX Sports in English.

Carlos Martínez, president of FOX Networks Group Latin America, said: “We are grateful to Club Monterrey for giving us the opportunity to broadcast the Club’s games on FOX Sports in Mexico, Latin America and the United States. This acquisition is part of FOX Networks Group’s strategy to offer relevant content to our subscribers. These rights, together with the recently acquired rights to Xolos Tijuana and Santos Laguna, as well as the renewal of the rights to the Pachuca and León clubs, the UEFA Champions League, Concacaf Champions League, Formula 1, the UFC, WWE, and the Bundesliga, are key to the development of our super strong Premium entertainment and sports offer in Mexico.”

“We’re very happy and welcome Club Monterrey and all their fans to their new home, in which they’ll be able to enjoy, all day long through our channels and digital platforms, the best and most complete information about their team, stories, articles, news and, of course, the highest quality production during their games,” added Ernesto López, senior VP of production and programming for FOX Sports Mexico.

Federico Alamán, senior VP and general manager of FOX Networks Group Mexico, commented: “As part the growth of our sports offer and with our constant commitment with advertisers and distributors, we’re pleased to announce today to Mexican fans the exclusive broadcasting of Club Monterrey’s games, undoubtedly one of the greatest football clubs in our country. Club Monterrey joins FOX Sports programming slate, making up together with León, Pachuca and Tijuana, a unique sports content multiplatform offer of the Liga MX in our country. We thank Club Monterrey for trusting FOX Sports to be their new home.”



About Kristin Brzoznowski

Kristin Brzoznowski is the executive editor of World Screen. She can be reached at kbrzoznowski@worldscreen.com.

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