Movistar+ Secures Champions League Rights


Telefónica’s Movistar+ platform has clinched a deal with UEFA for the rights to UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League until the 2023-24 season.

The platform has also secured the UEFA Super Cup, the UEFA Youth League and the brand-new UEFA Europa Conference League, a competition that will be held beginning September 2021. The deal access to Movistar+’s residental and out-of-home customers in Spain and Andorra.

Emilio Gayo, president and CEO of Telefónica España, noted, “This agreement with UEFA is an important step in Movistar’s strategy linked to the world of sport. Our Movistar+ platform continues to work after three decades to continue making football accessible in our country. A specialized team, the quality of everything surrounding the competition and differential production values are our hallmark. With Movistar, our client will always have the best sport and the latest technology to guarantee an added value entertainment experience, beyond the broadcasts.”

Guy-Laurent Epstein, UEFA Events’ marketing director, added, “UEFA is delighted to be continuing the distribution of the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Youth League in Spain with Telefónica, as well as the new European club competition, the UEFA Europa Conference League. This partnership ensures the competitions will continue to receive comprehensive exposure, through the delivery of innovative coverage to football fans in Spain.”