Watch La Liga matches for free on Facebook

Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona celebrates with his team mate Luis Suarez after scoring his team's second goal during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou on May 6, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (May 5, 2018 - Source: David Ramos/Getty Images Europe)
In another landmark deal, La Liga announced on Tuesday that Facebook have acquired the rights to broadcast live matches for free to all Facebook users in the Indian sub-continent region.

You would be able to watch all 380 La Liga matches featuring Lionel Messi, Gareth Bale and other football stars for free on Facebook if you live in India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

“We are really happy to be on a free to air service in such an important territory as the Indian sub-continent,” Alfredo Bermejo, La Liga’s head of digital strategy, told Reuters ahead of the announcement.

“One of our goals for the last two years has been to offer content to the widest audience possible, so partnering with free platforms like Facebook, which has 270 million users in India, is key to us.”

Facebook and La Liga have refused to disclose the Financial details of the deal which cost Sony Pictures a reported $32million for the same right to broadcast La Liga between 2014-2018.

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