Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus debut has soccer followers excited throughout.
However that pleasure has been tempered by the very fact they could not truly see it.
Eleven Sports activities maintain the rights to the sport after Ronaldo’s blockbuster transfer to Turin from Actual Madrid.
However issues have not gone totally to plan.
Firstly Serie A scheduling was unkind to them and denied their UK viewers the possibility to see Ronaldo’s first purpose in Italian soccer, attributable to an FA enforced rule.
No soccer is permitted to be televised or legally streamed between 2:45pm and 5:15pm, which means each Eleven Sports activities and Eleven Sports activities Fb (the place it is going to be free for viewers to observe) can’t start to indicate the motion till 15 minutes into the sport.
By then Juventus had been already 1-Zero up due to Sami Khadira.
However regardless of providing to display the match free on their Fb channel as a introductory deal, half means by the primary half many nonetheless cannot see it.
With one fan commenting: “S**t service! I can’t get on Fb and even on their web site”.
When it lastly did go reside, it was working a good couple of minutes behind.
That left social media customers saying: “FB now eight minutes behind reside. What’s going on?”