DirecTV scores Euro 2016 rights in Latin America

Broadcaster to show all 51 games of soccer tournament.

DirecTV scores Euro 2016 rights in Latin America

Subscription-based broadcaster DirecTV has won the rights to show the forthcoming Uefa European Championship across Latin America.

All 51 matches of the tournament will be aired across Latin America by the California-based operator, as well as a full schedule of pre and post-game programming, highlights and in-depth analysis of the competition.

Euro 2016 kicks off this Friday, 10th June, when hosts France face Romania in Paris' Stade de France.

DirecTV already has the rights for the Copa América Centenario, which got underway this weekend.