ATLANTA, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today MundoHispanico.com launched MundoDeportes, a new digital channel that brings the latest in sports news and information to Latinos in Spanish. Fueled by a partnership with industry authority TheFutbolTimes.com, MundoDeportes' early emphasis on soccer is a nod to the sport's engaged audience of Latino superfans. The new channel can be found at MundoHispanico.com/Deportes.
"We wouldn't miss an opportunity to indulge our audience's passion for everything soccer," said MundoHispanico.com president and CEO Rene Alegria. "Thanks to our partners, our readers can immerse themselves in their beloved soccer tradition anytime, anywhere with one click at MundoDeportes."
Featuring videos, interviews, player profiles, trades, and comprehensive tune-in and post-match recaps, MundoDeportes unites MundoHispanico.com's 7 million followers with the editorial insight of The Futbol Times. MundoDeportes covers MLS, Liga MX, La Liga, and the best of the European leagues optimized for mobile consumption and broadcast on Facebook Live.
"Teaming up with the dedicated group at MundoHispanico.com allows us to deliver more content to an even larger audience of passionate soccer fans," said David Healy, co-founder of The Futbol Times. "We share that passion and we could not be more excited."
According to Nielsen, 61% of U.S. Hispanic households watch soccer on TV. However, American sports teams from all traditions are experiencing the enthusiasm and loyal following of U.S. Hispanics. At MundoDeportes fans can discover Spanish-language news about the NFL, NASCAR, MLB, NBA, boxing and more.
From its start in Atlanta, Ga. in 1979, Mundo Hispano Digital Network's MundoHispanico.com has quickly grown from the most-read Spanish language weekly newspaper in the Southeast to one of the largest Spanish-language news and information websites in the U.S. In addition to breaking news, MundoHispanico.com's lifestyle verticals deliver exclusive content on passion topics, such as Food, Automotive, and Sports.
TheFutbolTimes.com was built with one mission in mind: Serve the most authentic soccer content to the most passionate fans on the devices and channels they prefer. Fans can customize their profiles and stay connected to the Latino players, clubs and leagues they want to follow. Its daily news, video highlights, insight and opinion direct from the most credible sources in the U.S. and from around the globe.
SOURCE Mundo Hispano Digital Network