Paramount+ to Stream Brazil’s Top Soccer League


CBS Sports and 1190 Sports have inked a multiplatform agreement that will see Paramount+ serve as the exclusive English-language home in the U.S. of the Campeonato Brasileirão Série A soccer league.

Per the deal, Paramount+ will stream all 380 Campeonato Brasileirão Série A club matches live each season through 2023. Beginning Saturday, May 29, Paramount+ will stream the entirety of the 2021 season through the final matchday on December 5.

CBS Sports Digital will feature match highlights and additional coverage across social channels, the 24/7 streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, and the CBS Sports app.

Jeffrey Gerttula, executive VP and general manager of CBS Sports Digital, said: “We’re excited that Paramount+ will be the new U.S. home of Brazilian soccer—a league with rich history and tradition that consistently produces some of the world’s brightest stars. With CBS Sports’ robust and year-round soccer portfolio, we look forward to continuing to expand our world-class coverage on Paramount+ to even more fans of the beautiful game.”

Hernan Donnari, CEO and co-founder of 1190 Sports, said: “We are delighted that the most important Brazilian soccer championship—one of the top ten in the world—is now reaching millions of fans in the U.S. through Paramount+. We are proud that, thanks to this distribution agreement between Paramount+ and 1190 Sports, a sports event of this quality and relevance such as the Brasileirāo, has the largest distribution ever in the United States.”