Globo bids to end Libertadores contract, makes legal move before Brasileirão kick-off

Pablo Mari of Flamengo lifts Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores trophy at Estadio Monumental on November 23, 2019 (Photo by Daniel Apuy/Getty Images)

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo has requested the termination of its rights contract for South American football’s top-tier Copa Libertadores competition.