RTL will broadcast the games of the DFB selection by 2028. No other German television station will show as many caps of the German national soccer team in the coming years as RTL.
- Europa League, Conference League, Le Mans and Formula 1 at RTL
- 17 Games of the home European Championships at RTL
The broadcaster agreed with the UEFA on the most extensive international package in the history of RTL. This includes half of all DFB-A international matches in the UEFA Nations League by 2028 and at the European qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup 2026 and the UEFA Euro 2028.
- Extensive international game deal agreed with the UEFA
- Live at RTL and RTL+: Games of the UEFA Nations League and European qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup and the EM 2028
- Kick off in June with Uefa Nations League vs. Italy and Hungary
- RTL is thus the most important TV channel for fans of the German national team
There are also test games of the team of coach Hansi Flick and final round games of the UEFA Nations League without German participation. It starts in June when Germany meets Italy and Hungary in the UEFA Nations League group phase.
Europa League, Conference League, Le Mans and Formula 1 at RTL
RTL will broadcast the games live on RTL+on June 4 and 11 at 8:15 p.m. on free TV and in the live stream. The acquisition of international rights is part of RTL Germany’s strategy to achieve additional growth on the expansion of the content area both in linear television and in streaming.
RTL also holds the full rights to the European Cup competitions UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League as well as an extensive motorUEFA Europa package, for example with selected runs in Formula 1 and the 24-hour races from Le Mans and from the Nürburgring.
Matthias Dang and Stephan Schäfer, co-managing director RTL Germany: “UEFA Europa belongs to RTL as well as independent news and positive entertainment. And football is one of the brightly shining campfires of our time, especially when the German national team plays. We are very happy with To be able to accompany the path of Hansi Flick’s team for many more years. “
17 Games of the home European Championships at RTL
RTL accompanies the German national team on their way to the 2024 home championship and also broadcasts 17 games of the large tournament oriented in Germany. In March 2021, RTL Germany and Deutsche Telekom had already agreed on the sublicensization of 14 games of the group phase, two round of 16 and a quarter-finals exclusively on Free TV at RTL and in the live stream on RTL+.
In addition, extensive highlights, call-up and news access rights enable RTL Germany to report broadcasts and platforms across all 51 games of the UEFA Euro 2024.
Guy-Laurent Epstein, Marketing Director of the UEFA: “We are very happy to extend the partnership for the German national team in the long term until 2028 with RTL. Half of the games of the German national team includes the UEFA Nations League 2022, 2024 & 2026, the test games for the UEFA Euro 2024, the European qualifiers & test games for the FIFA World Cup 2026 and the UEFA Euro 2028. We are convinced that RTL will offer the fans of the German national team an excellent TV and digital platform Look forward to exciting football evenings at RTL. “