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MLS renews overseas distribution rights

Media rights agency MP & Silva has extended its distribution agreement for Major League Soccer (MLS) until 2014, reports SportsPro. According to an official press release, the deal gives MP & Silva exclusive distribution rights to the soccer league outside of North America and includes the MLS regular season, MLS Cup playoffs and MLS Cup.

MLS president Mark Abbott said: "MP & Silva is a valued partner of MLS. We look forward to continuing to work with them to build the profile of MLS outside of the United States and Canada."

"We are very proud to be working with Major League Soccer since 2008 and to be part of their international growth since then" added Carlo Pozzali, MP & Silva's chief executive for the Americas.

"With more international players joining the league and more clubs sure to come on board in future years, the future of MLS is bright."

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