The 2012/13 UEFA Champions League final on Saturday will feature two German clubs for the first time in the history of the competition. ESPN and DIRECTV aims to add to the sense of occasion by broadcasting the game in 3D on DIRECTV 3D Channel 1003.
Bayern Munch and Borussia Dortmund are both former Champions League winners and got this far after semi-final triumphs over Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid respectively.
The Bayern Munich line-up boasts of household names like German international stars Thomas Muller and Bastian Schweinsteiger, flying French winger Franck Ribery and dashing Dutchman Arjen Robben as well as Peru captain. Claudio Pizarro. Borussia Dortmund will rely on Polish star striker Robert Lewandowski and German international pair defender Mats Hummels and midfielder Ilkay Gundogan.
DIRECTV viewers will enjoy a special view of the action.
“We are proud that DIRECTV Sports can offer our viewers this highly anticipated three-dimensional finish,” said Guillermo Barreto, Director of Sports Programming DIRECTV Latin America. “For the second year we are giving football fans sporting content together with the best technology, which are summarized in an unparalleled experience.”