Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus debut
He’s not yet even completed in one friendly match for Juventus.
But the hype surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus debut has already started in earnest.
Ronaldo is poised to make his Serie A debut for Juventus on the opening weekend of the season away at Chievo.
That match is scheduled for August 18.
Live streaming for free on Facebook
It’s now been confirmed that UK and Irish audiences will be able to live stream Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus debut vs Chievo on Facebook for free.
That news has today been confirmed by broadcasters Eleven Sports.
Eleven Sports have bought the rights to air Spanish and Italian matches on Sky TV.
The company is still relatively unknown to UK audiences. However they are sure to gain massive exposure after offering live streaming services on Facebook for free.
🚨 WATCHING ELEVEN SPORTS JUST GOT EVEN EASIER 🚨
Every week action from @LaLiga and @SerieA_TIM will be shown live and free of charge on ELEVEN SPORTS’ UK @facebook Page
@Cristiano's @juventusfc debut is one of the opening games selected for live streaming on Facebook. pic.twitter.com/IgCwV7DTXm
— Eleven Sports (@ElevenSports_UK) August 6, 2018
“By making Facebook our free-to-air partner, we are giving our leading content centre stage projection, opening it up to new and diverse audiences, and confirming again our innovative leadership in the global sports media industry,” said Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS.
“In all our global markets we want to be where the fans are. We aim to serve fan communities and develop interaction and engagement around our content, while ensuring we are always accessible and easy to reach. Our unique free-to-air partnership with Facebook helps us to do this as part of our fresh and contemporary approach to distribution.”
“We’re excited to build on our strong relationship with ELEVEN SPORTS by becoming the free-to-air home in the UK and Ireland for a selection of its live broadcasts this season,” said Rhys Beer, Facebook Live Sports Programming Lead, EMEA.
“This partnership reflects our commitment to helping broadcasters reach new audiences, build their brands and deliver a great viewing experience for sports fans on Facebook.”
A schedule of matches set to be available on Facebook live streaming is below.