List of domestic football league broadcast deals by country

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This is a list of television broadcast deals for association football leagues per country. The largest domestic TV deal is the Premier League, which has agreed a deal from 2022-2025 of an estimated £4.8bn for the three years.[1] It is also the highest value deal per game, as leagues in Scotland and England do not show every match live and have a Saturday 3pm blackout, banning all football matches to be shown live (both domestic and abroad) between 2:45pm and 5:15pm. This is unusual as most other leagues broadcast every match live.

List of domestic broadcast deals in order of value[edit]

The following list is of Europe's top Leagues, and a few other large leagues around the world.

  • updated as of November 1, 2022
League Country Level
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Pyramid
Value per season Broadcaster(s) + number of live games Length Cite
Premier League England 1 £1,600,000,000 Sky Sports - 128 Live Matches

BT Sport - 52 Live Matches

Amazon Prime - 20 Live Matches

2022-2025 [1]
Bundesliga

2.Bundesliga

Germany 1-2 €1,100,000,000

(£945,000,000)

Sky Deutschland - 200 Live Matches

DAZN - 106 Live Matches

ProSieben- 3 Live Matches (MD1 (first match), 17 and 18), plus Supercup

2021-2025 [2]
La Liga Spain

Andorra

1 €990,000,000

(£851,000,000)

Telefonica (Movistar LaLiga) - 5 Live Matches per matchday plus 3 full Matchdays per season

DAZN - 5 Live Matches per matchday

2022-2027 [3]
Serie A Italy 1 €927,500,000

(£797,000,000)

Sky Sport - 114 Live Matches

DAZN - 266 Live Matches

2021-2024 [4]
Ligue 1

Ligue 2

France
Monaco
1-2 €582,000,000

(£500,000,000)

Amazon Prime Video - 304 Live Matches, plus Supercup

Canal+ Sport - 76 Live Matches

2021-2024

[5]
Major League Soccer United States

Canada

1 $250,000,000

(£217,000,000)

Apple TV - all matches live, global rights included 2023-2032 [6] [7]
Brasileirao Brazil 1 R$1,039,000,000

(£176,000,000)

Globosat

TNT Sports

2020-2023 [8]

[9]

Primeira Liga Portugal 1 €180,000,000

(£154,000,000)

Sport TV - 289 Live Matches

Benfica TV - 17 Benfica Home Matches

No Centralised TV Deal until 2023/24 - Clubs sell own rights. [10][11]
English Football League England

Wales

2-4 £119,000,000 Sky Sports:

- Up to 118 Championship Matches

- At least 20 League 1 and League 2 Matches

- All 15 Playoffs

- 12 League Cup + 3 EFL Trophy Matches

2019-2024 [12]
J.League

J2 League

J3 League

Japan 1-3 ¥18,700,000,000

(£110,000,000)

DAZN - All 306 Matches 2017-2028 [13]

[14]

Süper Lig

TFF First League

Turkey 1-2 ₺2,200,000,000

(£103,000,000)

Bein Sports 2022-2024 [15]
Russian Premier League Russia 1 ₽6,600,000,000

(£93,000,000)

Match TV - 240 Live Matches 2022-2026

(Tv rights will grow to ₽7,700,000,000 from 2024/25 season)

[16]
Jupiler Pro League

1B Pro League

Women's Super League

Belgium 1-2 €103,000,000

(£88,000,000)

Eleven Sports - all matches live 2020-2025 [17]
Chilean Primera División Chile 1 $85,000,000

(£74,000,000)

TNT Sports 2018-2032 [18]
Saudi Professional League Saudi Arabia 1 SAR 300,000,000

(£69,000,000)

Saudi Sports Company 2022-2025 [19]
Eredivisie Netherlands 1 €80,000,000

(£68,000,000)

ESPN - 306 Live Matches + Playoffs 2013-2025 [20][21]
Eliteserien

First Division

2. divisjon

3. divisjon

Norway 1-4 NKr 750,000,000

(£63,000,000)

TV2 (Norway): All matches live from Eliteserien 2023-2028 [22][23]
Ekstraklasa Poland 1 PLN 325,000,000

(£59,000,000)

Canal+ - All Matches Live

TVP Sport - One game per Matchday (simulcast with Canal+)

2023-2027 [24]
Super League Greece Greece 1 €68,000,000

£58,000,000

Nova Sports

Cosmote TV

Rights are decentralized. [25][26]
Allsvenskan

Superettan

Sweden 1-2 SKr 540,000,000

(£42,000,000)

Eurosport - 240 Live Top Flight Matches 2020-2025 [27]
Argentine Primera División Argentina 1 $45,000,000

(£39,000,000)

Fox Sports 2021-2030 [28]
Serie B Italy 2 €46,000,000

(£39,000,000)

DAZN - All Live Matches

Sky Sport - All Live Matches

2021-2024 [29]
Danish Superliga Denmark 1 DKK 317,000,000

(£36,000,000)

TV3

Eurosport

2021-2024 [30][31]
Austrian Bundesliga Austria 1 €40,000,000

(£34,000,000)

Sky Osterreich - All Live Matches 2022-2026 [32]
UAE Pro League UAE 1 AED 130,000,000

(£30,000,000)

Abu Dhabi Sports Channel

Dubai Sports Channel

Sharjah TV

2019-2022 [33]
Premiership

Championship

Scottish Women's Premier League

Scotland 1-2 £30,000,000 Sky Sports - 60 Live Prem Matches 2024-2029 [34]
Campeonato Brasileiro Série B Brazil 2 R$160,000,000

(£27,000,000)

Globosat 2018-2022 [35]
Liga I Romania 1 €28,000,000

(£24,000,000)

LookSport

Digi Sport (Romania)

Telekom Sport

2019-2024 [36]
A-League Australia 1 AUD 40,000,000

(£22,000,000)

ViacomCBS 2021-2026 [37]
South African Premier Division South Africa 1 R 400,000,000

(£19,000,000)

SuperSport (South African broadcaster) 2019-2024 [38]
Swiss Super League Switzerland

Liechtenstein

1 CHF 21,300,000

(£18,000,000)

Teleclub - All 180 Live Matches 2021-2025 [39]
Canadian Premier League Canada 1 CA$20,000,000

(£12,000,000)

Mediapro 2019-2028 [40]
Chinese Super League China 1 CH¥ 80,000,000

(£9,000,000)

Tencent - The rights agreement is said to be non-exclusive, meaning the CSL will be free to agree deals for the content with other media-rights partners. As part of the agreement Tencent will air live matches, as well as on-demand and short video highlight coverage of CSL games. 2021-2023 [41]
Botola Morocco 1-2 MAD105,000,000

(£8,000,000)

SNRT - All Matches Live 2018-2022 [42]
Croatian First Football League Croatia 1 €9,000,000

(£7,000,000)

Hrvatski Telekom 2022-2026 [43]
Czech First League Czech Republic 1 Kč 150,000,000

(£5,000,000)

O2 Czech Republic 2018-2024 [44]

List in order of value per game, per league - Top 10[edit]

Rank League Country UEFA Rank Number of Live Games Value Per Game
1. Premier League England 1st 200 £8.00m
2. Bundesliga Germany 4th 306 £3.02m (€3.59m)
3. La Liga Spain 2nd 380 £2.18m (€2.60m)
4. Serie A Italy 3rd 380 £2.05m (€2.44m)
5. Ligue 1 France 5th 380 £1.28m (€1.53m)
6. English Football League England N/A 168 £708,000
7. Scottish Premiership Scotland 9th 54 £555,000
8. Primeira Liga Portugal 6th 306 £493,000 (€588,000)
9. Brasileirao Brazil N/A 380 £434,000 (R$2.734m)
10. Major League Soccer United States N/A 476? £430,000 ($525,000)

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