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The astronomical sums paid by the champions should worry the market – Sports

The astronomical sums paid by the champions should worry the market – Sports

Jorge Pavao de Sousa, General Manager of DAZN Portugal, He regrets the loss of exclusivity for next season's Champions League matches and reveals that the entry of Sport TV increases… The amounts paid are close to 20 million of euros per season, which is… It will have an impact on the price paid by consumers.

DAZN Portugal saw the establishment of Sport TV You UEFA Champions League broadcast rightsstarting next season, will be shared with DAZN, but with the Portuguese channel receiving first-choice rights on each matchday. It is believed that consumers will be most vulnerable to penalties.

“sI ask myself if this is the ideal scenario I will say no. It's not an ideal scenario for me or my competitors, because… It will make the challenge of monetizing what has been paid much more difficult“, explains the channel's general director.

Jorge Pavao de Souza also confirms that “The biggest concern the national market should have is the astronomical values ​​being paid for the Champions product for the upcoming 24/27 cycle.”

Increase from 30 to 35% He explained: “Compared to the previous cycle, we are putting ourselves at a level very close to 20 million euros per season.”

The Managing Director of DAZN Portugal, the group that bought Eleven Sports, is Guest video broadcast Negócios Record, a space where Diana Ramos and Sergio Crithenas scrutinize wins off the field and numbers outside the four lines. The conversation will be Available this Monday On Negócios, Record, etc Major podcast platforms.

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Each episode will feature one or two guests related to the football or other sports industry. CTogether, Negócios and Record will explain the most relevant topics in sportsseeking to enhance the financial literacy of fans, always with the support and know-how of EY Portugal.

This episode will be available on Negócios and Record and on Apple Podcasts and Spotify starting Monday.

In addition to the centralization of television rights, issues such as Competition between different players and operators in the market and centralization of television broadcasting rights From the Portuguese League.