"We continue to see the appeal of soccer in America growing, and particularly when comes in a time of the day that's unique and not up against U.S. sports prime time. This is a real nice product for us and our networks. We saw that with the World Cup and we see that in our regular broadcasts of the UEFA Champions League."
-- ESPN International executive vice president Russell Wolff upon ABC/ESPN
gaining rights to broadcast all 31 games of the 2008 European Championship.
ABC will air two games and the rest will be shown on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPN