MUNICH and STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- FC Bayern Munich, one of the biggest and most valuable clubs in world soccer, and ONE World Sports, America's Network for Global Sports, today announced a multi-year extension of the network's exclusive North American carriage of FC Bayern's international magazine show, including matches, highlights and interviews.
FC Bayern is a five-time winner of the UEFA Champions League and has won the German Bundesliga title a record 25 times. FC Bayern Munich is currently leading the Bundesliga winning 17 of its first 19 matches.
FC Bayern's international magazine show consists of 90 minutes of replays of full-length matches and 90 minutes of exclusive player interviews, behind-the-scenes segments, pre-and-post-match press conferences and friendly matches. It's the only show to include coverage of every FC Bayern match played in the Bundesliga, UEFA Champions League and German Football Association DFB Cup competitions. Its cameras have unrivalled access to the players and coaching staff at the Allianz Arena and the training ground.
Executive Board Member of Internationalization and Strategy of FC Bayern Munich, Joerg Wacker, said: "As we continue building our fan base in the U.S., renewing our partnership with ONE World Sports gives us access to a large audience of passionate American soccer fans. Bringing our story and the club closer to our fans will ultimately fuel greater excitement, participation and growth of the club and sport in the States."
"We are thrilled to extend our relationship with FC Bayern Munich, one of the most popular brands in all of sports," said Alexander "Sandy" Brown, President & CEO, ONE World Sports. "The allure of sports, especially global sports, is not only about the wins and losses but learning about the personalities on the pitch and what drives their passion to compete, which is exactly the content our collaboration provides our audience."
Most recently, ONE World Sports partnered with FC Bayern Munich for a Soctober promotion where fans entered to win a trip to Germany to see the club compete live. Fulfillment of the Soctober promotion will take place this April as the club hosts Schalke 04 at storied Allianz Arena.
About FC Bayern Munich
FC Bayern Munich is one of the biggest clubs in world soccer and has a proven track record of developing world-class players and competing in the highest echelons of world soccer. With over 400 million supporters worldwide, FC Bayern is one of the strongest brands in international soccer.
About ONE World Sports
ONE World Sports is America's Network for Global Sports, producing best-in-class, captivating live sports content from around the world. With multi-platform capabilities and superior production quality, ONE World Sports is one of the fastest growing independent sports networks available throughout the United States. Currently available to more than 30 million homes nationally on cable, telco and satellite, ONE World Sports delivers live and exclusive coverage of some of America's most popular sports played professionally outside the USA -- basketball, baseball, golf and ice hockey -- plus sporting events with the largest global followings, including soccer and cricket. ONE World Sports is distributed through Verizon FiOS, go90, DISH Network, Charter Communications, Cablevision's Optimum TV, Mediacom Communications, Google Fiber, Suddenlink, RCN and a growing number of systems through the NCTC. In addition, the network's mobile app, Watch ONE World Sports, features a live stream of the network for authenticated subscribers and on-demand content for all users. More information on ONE World Sports and its availability in particular markets can be found at www.oneworldsports.com or consumers can call their television distributor. Watch ONE World Sports is available in the Apple and the Google Play stores.
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