02/09/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/09/2023 04:09
09 February 2023| News
Football fans have a lot to look forward to next week: this year, the 14th of February is not only Valentine's Day, but also marks the return of the UEFA Champions League. The next round of Europe's biggest club competition is eagerly awaited, especially by Club Brugge fans, who are facing Benfica. In addition, the draw has produced a number of other big games such as PSG-Bayern Munich and Liverpool-Real Madrid. Proximus customers with the TV options Pickx Sports or Pickx All Stars & Sports will not have to miss a second of the UEFA Champions League action, as Proximus is the only operator in Belgium to offer all matches up to the final in June in full to its customers.
What if Valentine's Day was all about love of footballs? On Tuesday, February 14, the UEFA Champions League is finally back after a break of more than three months. After their remarkable performance with their national teams at the World Cup, Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé and the other stars are determined to be decisive for their clubs as well.
The competition resumes with the first legs of the Round of 16, including the absolute cracker Paris Saint-Germain-Bayern Munich, but equally an exciting and interesting encounter between AC Milan and Tottenham. Two more great matches are scheduled the following day, with Club Brugge against Benfica and Borussia Dortmund against Chelsea. The latter can be watched exclusively on Proximus Pickx. On February 21 and 22, the knockout stage continues with Liverpool - Real Madrid, Frankfurt - Napoli, Leipzig - Manchester City and Inter - Porto. A new chance for Thibaut Courtois, Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku to shine on the biggest stage.
As has been the case since the start of the season, Proximus customers with the TV option "Pickx Sports" or "Pickx All Stars & Sports" can watch all of these matches. They can choose to watch a single game or see all highlights via Multi Live, so that not to miss any important moments in the two matches of the evening.
For Flemish viewers, matches played on Tuesday evenings in which Club Brugge does not have to compete will be available only on Proximus Pickx. This means that Proximus can offer a series of exclusive top matches to the Flemish market: PSG - Bayern Munich and AC Milan - Tottenham on 14/02, Liverpool - Real Madrid and Frankfurt - Napoli on 21/02, Chelsea - Dortmund on 7/03, Manchester City - Leipzig and FC Porto - Inter on 14/03.
For the occasion, Proximus offers the top match between French champion PSG and German titleholder Bayern Munich to all its TV customers next Tuesday. The match will be exceptionally broadcast on Pickx Live, accessible to all customers with a TV subscription. The ideal recipe for singles to ignore the Valentine's Day madness, and a guarantee of a romantic evening for football-loving couples.
In addition to the matches, all the summaries and goals, as well as weekly magazines, fixtures and results are available free of charge to a wide audience on pickx.be.
The Proximus Pickx hosts comment: "The Proximus Pickx+ Sports channels are the only place where Belgian viewers can watch the entire UEFA Champions League. By subscribing to the Pickx Sports or Pickx All Stars & Sports option, football fans are certain not to miss anything from the biggest club competition in Europe."