Canadian Soccer Fanatics Can Now Watch 'El Clásico' Saturday, Oct. 26, by registering at www.beinsportplay.ca
MIAMI, Oct. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - beIN SPORT, the international sports network, today announced that the first 'Clasico' of the 2013/2014 season between Barcelona and Real Madrid will be available in Canada through the network's newly available streaming service beIN SPORT Play Canada.
Barcelona and Real Madrid are two of the world's most popular and successful soccer clubs and each team's roster is filled with soccer royalty. This will be the first Clasico for both coaches, Madrid's Carlo Ancelotti and Barcelona's Gerardo Martino, as well as for Barca's Neymar and Madrid's Gareth Bale and Isco.
Coverage will begin with a pre-game show at 11 a.m. ET and there will also be a halftime and post-game show featuring match analysis and interviews. The always exciting and seldom bashful Ray Hudson will partner with play-by-announcer Phil Schoen on beIN SPORT. Special guests include former Real Madrid stars Hugo Sanchez and Bodo Illgner and former Barcelona stars Jose Mari Bakero and Sonny Anderson.
"El Clasico is one of the most-watched sporting events in the world and we are excited to bring this amazing event to Canada through beIN SPORT PLAY Canada," said Yousef Al-Obaidly, managing director of beIN SPORT. "beIN SPORT PLAY offers uncompromised international sport content to Canadian sports fans. Our exciting worldwide coverage of the best athletes and best sports leagues is not available anywhere else."
Users in Canada now have access to beIN SPORT Play Canada through their computers, phones and mobile devices. By logging onto www.beinsportplay.ca, and entering promo code "beINCanada," viewers have the ability to watch live, exclusive matches and sporting events from the world's most popular leagues and competitions.
With beIN SPORT PLAY, Canadian subscribers can enjoy live and exclusive coverage of international superstars Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and Gareth Bale in La Liga; Andrea Pirlo and Mario Balotelli in Serie A; and Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Radamel Falcao in Ligue 1. The streaming service also features CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifying matches, Copa America, Copa del Rey, the Football League from the U.K., Six Nations Rugby, tennis, boxing and other international sport competitions.
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beIN SPORT, the international sports network, and beIN SPORT en Espanol are the multi-platform sports destinations that brings to the passionate fan all the live games that can't be seen on any other channel as well as news and analysis of the top leagues around the planet. From American, European and Latin American live games to general sports news and in-depth analysis, beIN SPORT guarantees front row access to top leagues and major sports properties on TV, online or to mobile devices or smart phones via beIN SPORT Play Canada. In Canada, users with access to high-speed internet now have access to beIN SPORT Play Canada through their computers, phones and mobile devices. For more information, please visit www.beinsportplay.ca and follow us on Twitter @beINSportUSA for breaking news and real-time updates.
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