LaLiga records 48 per cent increase in international viewers on first match day back

18 June 2020

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Photo: PA Images In Africa, viewing figures rose by 73 per cent, while in Europe the uptick was 56 per cent.

In Africa, viewing figures rose by 73 per cent, while in Europe the uptick was 56 per cent.

Domestic viewing figures rose by 12 per cent.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

LaLiga's international viewing figures for its first match day back from suspension rose by 48 per cent in a sign fans are still keen to enjoy the world's most popular sport.

The report comes after the Bundesliga last month saw twice the normal amount of pay TV subscribers tune in to its first day back from suspension. 

Across Africa, viewing figures rose by 73 per cent, while in Europe 56 per cent more tuned in.

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