RTVE bags media rights of Champions League final

The network will also deliver exclusive programming before the finals to engage with its audience.

The Spanish broadcast network, RTVE has bagged the media rights of the final of the ongoing season of the UEFA Champions League. The firm finally broke the seven-year-long void of not covering the Champions League for European audiences.

Through this association, RTVE will air the finals of the magnificent tournament on its channel La 1 on May 28. In addition to this, the network will also deliver exclusive programming before the final to engage with the audience.

With this, the broadcaster has also roped in former football legends such as Fernando Hierro and Albert Ferrer to provide their insights throughout the coverage. The thrilling tournament’s final will be held at Gazprom Arena in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

RTVE has also committed to air the live-action of the friendly matches played by Spain in March. The channel has teamed up with Juan Carlos Rivero and Albert Ferrer to narrate these friendly games that will be played on March 26 against Albania and March 29 against Iceland.

RTVE is a state-owned public organisation that is the official member of the European Broadcasting Union. The firm founded in 2007 also provides radio and online streaming services other than television broadcasts.

Champions League will commence its Leg 1 of Round of 16 with the fierce battle between Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid. The most awaited match will kickstart on February 16 at 1:30 am IST.

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