Soccer United Marketing (SUM) has secured $2 million in international TV rights fees for this rest of this season's MLS and SuperLiga games. The arrival of David Beckham
and Mexican star
to MLS drove deals with Mexican broadcasters Cadena Tres and TeleVisa, and ESPN International and ART, a North African and Middle Eastern distribution company. According to
Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal, SUM also hopes to finalize deals with broadcasters in South Korea and Japan in the next 45 days.