LaLiga, Spain’s top-flight football league, has extended its partnership with Stats Perform for another five years.
Stats Perform will continue to collect and manage live official data and player statistics from over 800 LaLiga matches per season under the new agreement.
The provider will collect and distribute said data to broadcasters, publishers, and teams, as well as fantasy and betting companies, until 2028.
Stats In addition, Perform will keep the right to distribute live video streams of LaLiga matches to licensed sportsbooks in international markets.
“The unrivaled collection expertise, distribution, and well-known Opta brand of Stats Perform means quality experiences for LaLiga fans and bettors,” said Melcior Sole, Audiovisual Director at LaLiga.
“Their emphasis on innovation and artificial intelligence will shed new light and tell new stories about how we play, immersing our local and global audiences more deeply in the game.”
To that end, Stats Perform’s Opta brand data will power a new set of fan experiences across LaLiga’s broadcast, digital, and social media platforms.
The provider’s integrity services division will also collaborate with LaLiga’s in-house integrity unit to combat match fixing.
“The new deal demonstrates LaLiga’s commitment to growing its global appeal and providing a best-in-class experience for their fans,” said Alex Rice, Chief Commercial Officer at Stats Perform.
“We’re thrilled and proud to be able to provide such high-quality sports entertainment to our global media and betting partners, as well as their customers.”
This news comes shortly after Stats Perform was named the “Official Data Partner” for the Rugby World Cup this year.