Misses U.S. team for the 2018 world Cup will not affect the company’s plans for Fox to broadcast the matches of the tournament. Earlier it was reported that Fox paid for the broadcast of about $ 200 million. The Americans in the qualifying tournament in CONCACAF finished in fifth place and did not qualified for the world Cup for the first time since 1986.
“The results of the qualifying tournament for the 2018 world Cup will not affect the plans for Fox Sports at the largest sporting event in the world. At that time, US out, the main stars of the world, from Lionel Messi to Cristiano Ronaldo, took to Russia, and will meet with teams like Mexico and England, whose large fan base in the States.
The world Cup is the greatest sporting event on earth every four years is changing the world for one month. Fox Sports remains firm in its intention to broadcast the games in America and will continue cooperation with the football Federation of the USA in preparation for the 2022 world Cup,” reads the statement of the channel.