“I am very sorry for what has happened…”: Pedro Carcuro’s great disappointment on TVN after being left without a World Cup after 52 years

During the last few days, it was finally known that Canal 13 and Chilevisión will be the two national channels that will keep the rights to broadcast the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

For the same reason, TVN will not broadcast the soccer event after 52 years, an issue that left Pedro Carcuro more than blamed for one of the sports area emblems of the “everyone’s channel”.

“I am very sorry for what has happened, I am not going to go around with political answers. I came to the channel in 1969, I am the founder of the channel, and in 1970 it was the first World Cup that touched me while on the air, the one in Mexico. From that moment we have been the only open television channel that we have broadcast all the World Cups”, revealed the commentator in a chat with emmol.

Of course, he clarified that he understands that “this is how the dispute over rights is, the market is difficult, a very competitive market, we are left without a World Cup”.

“Very sad, I thank the people who have supported me in so many world cups, now to enjoy it,” he added.

In addition, on TVN’s proposal in the tender, he shared a profound reflection. “One always thinks that something more could have been done in anything, but I have no doubt that TVN made every effort to broadcast and other more attractive offers arose,” he said.

“But I want it to be clear, TVN has not abandoned sports, far from it, being out of the World Cup is a circumstance typical of what happens in the market, but we have broadcast the Olympic Games, World Cups of many sports, and we have the rights of Games Pan American Games Santiago 2023″, added Carcuro.

goodbye is coming

The commentator revealed that his contract with the state signal ends at the end of this year.

On the other hand, he also referred to his future at the public station. “My contract with TVN runs until December 2022. So without comment, we have to play a qualifier for the Pan American Games,” he joked.

Finally, he said that he would like to lower the curtain on his career with the Pan American Games. “They would be a nice corollary to my career, very close to goodbye. We have to wait for what happens, ”he concluded.