• Diletta Leotta will be the presenter for Serie A on DAZN, including the prestigious Saturday night 8.30pm kick off
• Paolo Maldini announced as a brand ambassador for DAZN ITALY, including appearances as a pundit for major Serie A matches

Milan, 13 July 2018 – DAZN, the global live and on demand sport streaming service, has today announced that two stars from Italian football are joining the platform.

Diletta Leotta will be the presenter for Serie A on DAZN, starting from the 2018/2019 season and will also be fronting a DAZN original football show which will be announced in due course.

AC Milan and Italy national team legend Paolo Maldini will act as brand ambassador, and will appear as a pundit during some of the Serie A big matches streamed by DAZN during the forthcoming season.

“We are excited to welcome Diletta and Paolo to DAZN and think they’ll be a great team that fans will enjoy watching for sure” James Rushton DAZN’s CEO commented.

Diletta will bring fantastic energy as a presenter, while Paolo will be able to share his experience and expertise. Due to their belief in our project, combined with their passion for sports, Paolo and Diletta are the perfect choice for us. We are delighted to have brought them to our platform.”

Furthermore, Diletta Leotta and Paolo Maldini will be the stars of the first DAZN Italy TV commercial that will be aired on Sunday July 15 during the halftime of the FIFA World Cup final.

DAZN recently announced its entry into the Italian market after securing multi-platform broadcast rights for Serie A and Serie B over three seasons. Starting from 2018/19, DAZN will show 114 Serie A matches per season, including Saturday night matches, and all 472 Serie B matches including 428 exclusively. More premium rights will be confirmed soon, with DAZN due to go live this summer with a full multi-sport offering for €9.99 a month, with one free trial month and no long-term contract.