SIRIUS XM to air all 64 matches of 2010 FIFA World Cup


SIRIUS XM will broadcast all 64 matches of the 2010 FIFA World Cup live from South Africa from June 11 through July 11.  English language broadcasts of every World Cup match will be available nationwide on SIRIUS XM.  When multiple matches are played simultaneously, additional SIRIUS XM channels will be devoted to play-by-play, allowing listeners to hear every match in its entirety. 

In addition to live play-by-play of every match, SIRIUS XM will offer exclusive analysis throughout the tournament from international soccer legend Giorgio Chinaglia and Charlie Stillitano, who will host special World Cup editions of their SIRIUS XM program, The Football Show.  Chinaglia, one of the game’s most prolific goal-scorers, played for Italy in the 1974 FIFA World Cup and earned international renown as a striker for the Italian club Lazio and the New York Cosmos.  Stillitano is the former general manager of the NY/NJ Metrostars and a U.S. Soccer Foundation founding board member.

Nations competing include Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Cameroon, Chile, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Honduras, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, North Korea, Paraguay, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Uruguay and the USA.