Today Paramount announced a new 24/7 channel called Golazo!, a 24/7 free streaming channel covering all things soccer.
The channel will include live games, reading of classic games, documentaries, podcasts, plus live studio shows.
This idea is not new CBS already has CBS Sports HQ offering 24/7 sports coverage. Now the idea is coming as a 24/7 soccer channel starting April 11th.
“The launch of the CBS SPORTS GOLAZO NETWORK demonstrates the continued evolution of our industry-leading soccer coverage as we build on the incredible momentum we have created the past three years delivering authentic, informative, engaging and entertaining content across multiple platforms,” said Sean McManus, chairman of CBS Sports. “Led by our best-in-class studio shows and announcers, more than 2,400 live soccer matches a year and now a dedicated soccer streaming network, CBS Sports is the ultimate destination for soccer fans.”
“Interest in soccer has never been stronger. By launching a first-of-its-kind streaming network in the U.S. dedicated to soccer globally, CBS SPORTS GOLAZO NETWORK provides a tremendous growth opportunity by delivering unprecedented, round-the-clock coverage for passionate soccer fans,” said Jeff Gerttula, executive vice president, digital, of CBS Sports and CBS News and Stations. “CBS SPORTS GOLAZO NETWORK capitalizes on our existing soccer rights by building free audiences around CBS Sports and Pluto TV platforms while driving new subscribers and enhancing the sports experience for Paramount+.”
If you are a fan of soccer, you will finally, int he United States, have that 24/7 channel many have dreamed of. Already 24/7 sports channels like this have been covering baseball, basketball, football, and a host of college sports. Now soccer fans have a home for the game they love.