The Major League Soccer (MLS) has received a major boost. The league has partnered with Apple to broadcast every single top-flight game in the US till 2033. This blockbuster deal is worth 2.5 billion dollars.
Apple’s senior vice president, Eddy Cue was delighted after the completion of this deal.
Fans will be able to access everything from a major professional sports league in one place. It’s a dream come true for MLS fans, soccer fans, and anyone who loves sports. For the first time in the history of sports, fans will be able to access everything from a major professional sports league in one place
No fragmentation, no frustration. Just the flexibility to sign up for one convenient service that gives you everything MLS, anywhere and anytime you want to watch. We can’t wait to make it easy for even more people to fall in love with MLS.
The higher-ups of the MLS were also quite pleased with the deal. Don Garber, the commissioner of the league described Apple as the perfect partner to help develop the league.
Apple is the perfect partner to further accelerate the growth of MLS and deepen the connection between our clubs and their fans. Given Apple’s ability to create a best-in-class user experience and to reach fans everywhere, it’ll be incredibly easy to enjoy MLS matches anywhere
What Does This Mean For Football In America?
This indeed is a major boost to football in the USA. In recent times, football has been an emergent sport in the country. Stars like Christian Pulisic, Giovani Reyna, Weston McKennie, Sergino Dest and so on have made a major impact in top European clubs.
This also bodes well for the 2026 World Cup. The grand carnival of football is scheduled to take place in America along with Mexico and Canada. With the American league easily accessible for people, it can drive up the interest in these 4 years.
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