- THE MOTOGP™ RIDER WILL BE THE FACE OF THE SPORTS STREAMING SERVICE, DUE TO LAUNCH IN SPAIN THIS MONTH
- DAZN HAS SIGNED A TWO-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH THE FIVE-TIME MOTOGP™ WORLD CHAMPION
Madrid and Milan, 4 February 2019 – DAZN, the global live and on demand sport streaming service, has signed Marc Márquez as its brand ambassador in Spain. His skills and determination to overcome any obstacle and the endurance of the young rider makes him the obvious ambassador for DAZN, as the new home of MotoGP in Spain.
Marc Márquez’s has enjoyed a glittering career, having achieved great success since virtually the first day he rode a bike, taking fans by storm with his distinctive riding style that helped him to break records. Since then, Márquez has not stopped growing and his rise to the top of the MotoGP™ world has been meteoric, as the youngest ever five-time MotoGP™ World Champion.
Márquez’s key role as a brand ambassador for the Spanish market with DAZN will include promoting the brand in Spain as the face of the streaming service until 2021.
DAZN has the exclusive broadcast rights for every session of MotoGP™, Moto2™, Moto3™ and MotoE™, from Free Practice 1 (FP1) to the race, for three years. The ambition is to grow audiences further in one of its most successful markets by providing live and on demand streaming.
DAZN is finalising details for the imminent launch of the service in Spain, which will offer a host other exclusive premium sports events, including the English football Premier League and the basketball EuroLeague. The launch of DAZN in Spain signals the advent of a new era for sport broadcasting in Spain.
Veronica Diquattro, EVP Revenue, Southern Europe, DAZN, said: “We are delighted and honoured to welcome Marc Márquez to the DAZN family. His ambition, passion and fighting spirit perfectly fit with the values of DAZN. Marc’s new role as our brand ambassador further strengthens DAZN’s relationship with MotoGP as its new home in Spain.”
Marc Márquez, MotoGP™ rider: “It’s a great pleasure to be part of DAZN’s family. I feel very proud to join DAZN and witness this new era for the sport in Spain. With my contribution I wish to help expand the DAZN platform. The sport streaming service will break down barriers for sport fans in Spain and allow people to watch their favourite sports wherever and whenever they want. I’m excited to start the new season and give my best and give spectacle to all the people who follow the races in DAZN.”