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Facebook to show live Champions League matches in US

Tuesday 27 June 2017 | 17:08 CET | News
Facebook has agreed a deal with US broadcaster Fox Sports to stream live matches from the Uefa Champions League in the US. The deal with the sports division of 21st Century Fox includes double-headers during the group stage, four Round of 16 games and four quarterfinal matches, Bloomberg reported. Neither company would disclose the financial terms of their agreement.

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