ESPN enters 8-year deal to exclusively carry LaLiga games in the U.S. on ESPN+

Walt Disney Co.’s ESPN announced an agreement Friday in which the sports media company’s ESPN+ streaming service will be the new English- and Spanish-language carrier for LaLiga’s top two professional soccer leagues in Spain for the next eight seasons. Starting in August, and running through the 2028-2029 season, live LaLiga Santander and LaLiga SmartBank matches will be shown exclusively on ESPN+. “This agreement creates a true home for LaLiga in the U.S. for years to come and cements ESPN+ as the premier platform for soccer,” said Russell Wolff, general manager at ESPN+.

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