LaLiga’s Brazilian rights-holder ESPN demands action on racism

Vinicius Junior of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring during the Uefa Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid (Photo by Mateo Villalba/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

The Disney Group, the exclusive broadcast rights-holder of LaLiga in Brazil, has called for immediate “solutions to the hateful racism that stains Spanish football” following the abuse suffered by Real Madrid and Brazilian winger Vinicius Jnr.

Disney shows LaLiga matches on its ESPN channel and Star+ streaming platform in Brazil, as part of an exclusive six-year deal that runs to the end of the 2025-26 season.

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