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Fox And Telemundo Break Out The Check Book For World Cup Rights

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Quick, how much do you think Fox and Telemundo paid to have the rights and Spanish language rights for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup?

If you said anything other than a BILLION dollars, you're wrong.

Fox shelled out $425 million, Telemundo paid $600 million.

But not only does Fox get the World Cup, it gets everything including, "all FIFA events from 2015-2022. That includes the women’s World Cup, as well as the under-20 and under-17 national team competitions."

Our question is — is it worth it?

For Fox and Telemundo it had better be — can't be going around blowing that kind of cash!

[Image via WENN.]

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