Friday's game in Minsk between Spain and Belarus will not be in Spain if any channel does not reach an agreement in the next 48 hours and pay the million and a half euros now worth rights, something that would be unprecedented in the history of the world champion team.
No television coverage in the Iberian Peninsula has yet bought the game. The company that owns the rights, German Sportfive, He began asking three million, cache to see a qualifying match for the World Cup in playing the champions. But the crisis has also hit the Spanish television companies, who can not afford that amount. The bid is now right in the middle, but still, until last night, no channels were encouraged to buy the game. “It is a price that is far from being profitable for any channel”, They assured all TVs, consulted by this newspaper yesterday.
On the other hand, Federation (RFEF) he encountered a similar problem in the party of Georgia “but he perked Mediaset and eventually could give the meeting”. santa Monica, which negotiates on behalf of the RFEF television rights of the national team only intervenes in matches organized by the RFEF, and next is organized by the Belarus.
The RFEF also reported that “the priority of the parties has TVE Spain”. The 1 will offer on Tuesday 16 the qualifying match against France at the Calderon.
Selection parties are considered “general interest” Spain and its broadcasts are guaranteed by law, but the economic crisis hits hard. The Federation will try to find a solution in the coming hours.