GolTV has reached an agreement to broadcast more than a dozen exclusive Argentina National team matches through 2014.
“The popularity of international soccer is growing at an incredible rate, and the addition of one of the world’s most accomplished national teams provides GolTV’s passionate viewers the fast-paced and exciting soccer viewing they demand,” said Rodrigo Lombello, COO, GolTV. “We have seen tremendous ratings success with our Argentina national team matches, and this two-year agreement allows GolTV to offer a valuable product to advertisers and cable providers.”
In addition to offering Argentina national team matches, GolTV delivers exclusive Argentinean league action, airing the weekly “Clasico” – the week’s top match – from the Argentine Football Association, every Sunday until the 2013-2014 season. GolTV also broadcasts Futbol Argentino, a half hour-long program featuring highlights and analysis from the Argentine Football Association’s latest matches and biggest stars, every Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. ET/ 5:30 p.m. PT.
“With GolTV, soccer fans across the United States can watch Argentina’s national team prepare for the 2014 World Cup,” said Guillermo Tofoni, vice president, World Eleven, the official sales representative of the Argentina Football Association. “Argentina is famous for exciting soccer play, and the road to the World Cup will be no exception.”