Football has billions of fans in all the parts of world. Big events and leagues have increased the charm of this prestigious sport. All fans are present all around the world, so it is compulsory for the organizers to maintain the broadcast of the matches globally. That’s why, they sign TV rights deals with broadcasters for streaming the tournament or league. Here are the biggest domestic TV rights deals with English Premier League on the top having most expensive deal.
Football Biggest Domestic TV Rights Deals
These TV rights deal brings a great amount to the league organizers. The more is the popularity of league, the more will be the revenue generated through TV deals. English Premier League is currently the most popular soccer league with a huge fan base and also has dominated the TV rights deals.
- Country | England
- Level | 1
- Season Value | £1,600,000,000
- Broadcasters | Sky Sports, BT Sports, Amazon Prime
- Deal | 2022-2025
English Premier League has signed a three years renewal deal of TV rights with Sky Sports, BT Sports and Amazon Prime. The league will pocket a massive income of £1.6 Billion through the deal per season. Sky Sports will telecast 128 matches live while BT Sports holds the rights for next 52 matches. Amazon Prime will stream 20 matches of Premier League live.
Bundesliga & 2.Bundesliga
- Country | Germany
- Level | 1,2
- Season Value | £924,000,000
- Broadcasters | Sky Deutschland, DAZN, ProSieben
- Deal | 2021-2025
Just behind the English League is the German Bundesliga. The German league features two competitions. One is Bundesliga while the other one is 2.Bundesliga which is the 2nd level of football competitions in Germany. Sky Deutschland, DAZN and ProSieben has signed the deal to hold the TV coverage rights deals for German Bundesliga for £924,000,000 per season.
Sky Deutschland holds the rights to stream 200 matches live while DAZN will telecast 105 matches. The TV right deal includes the streaming of both leagues of Pyramid 1 and 2.
- Country | Spain
- Level | 1
- Season Value | £832,000,000
- Broadcasters | Telefonica, DAZN
- Deal | 2022-2027
Spanish La Liga is at number 2 in the most popular football leagues. It has signed the TV coverage deals with two big broadcaster Telefonica and DAZN. The deal will generate £832,000,000 for the league per season. Telefonica has an association with Movistar LaLiga and will telecast 5 matches live on the matchday and 3 full matchdays per season. While DAZN will show 5 matches live per day.
- Country | Italian
- Level | 1
- Season Value | £780,000,000
- Broadcasters | Sky Sports, DAZN
- Deal | 2021-2024
Serie A will generate £780,000,000 per season as they have signed a contract deal with Sky Sports and DAZN until 2024. The Italian league is the top level league featuring world famous players and have a solid fan base globally. Sky Sports will stream 114 matches live while DAZN will telecast 266 matches live according to the TV rights deals.
Biggest Domestic TV Rights Deal Breakdown
|Premier League||England||£1,600,000,000||Sky Sports||2022-2025|
|Ligue 1||France||£489,000,000||Amazon Prime Video||2021-2024|
|Primeira Liga||Portugal||£150,000,000||Sport TV||Non-Centralised|
|English Football League||England||£119,000,000||Sky Sports||2019-2024|
|Jupiler Pro League||Belgium||£86,000,000||Eleven Sports||2020-2025|
|Major League Soccer||United States||£66,000,000||Fox Sports||2015-2022|
|Russian Premier League||Russia||£65,000,000||Match TV||2022-2026|
|Chilean Primera División||Chile||£63,000,000||TNT Sports||2018-2032|
|Super League Greece||Greece||£57,000,000||Nova Sports||Non-Centralised|
That’s all about the biggest domestic TV rights deals in football world. English Premier League top the list with most expensive and profitable contract with the biggest broadcaster of sports industry. The TV rights deals played a crucial factor in the domination of English League in Premier League vs La Liga contest.
If there is any change or a new TV rights deal will be signed, we will update the details here. Till then, stay tuned for more information!