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​MLS agrees deal with Fox Sports Latin America

Fox Sports Latin America has announced a partnership with Major League Soccer (MLS) which will see the broadcaster air matches from the United States' top soccer competition in Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America, with the exception of Brazil, reports, www.sportspromedia.com/.

The deal runs for three years, until the end of the 2018 MLS season, and will start with next month's MLS Cup Playoffs.

Under the agreement, Fox Sports Latin America will air two live MLS games per week, at least one Decision Day match, half of the playoff games and the AT&T MLS All-Star Game and MLS Cup in alternating years, in addition to a weekly highlights magazine programme.

The deal means that the MLS now has broadcaster partnerships in nearly 120 countries worldwide.

"MLS has seen remarkable international growth and we are excited to have this top-quality league with its highly competitive teams and world-class players as part of Fox Sports' strong international soccer portfolio," said Francisco Pazmiño, senior vice president of programming and acquisitions for Fox Sports Latin America.

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