The Heat: English Premier League at 25

The Heat

English Premier League marks 25 years

The English Premier League is turning 25. Many of football’s top names play for its various teams and millions follow the EPL on television and social media making it the most popular football league in the world.

The success of the EPL goes way beyond its borders. The games are carried in 212 territories worldwide and watched by more than 12 million people, on average, per match. And, it enjoys an increasing fan base in countries like China.

For more on the story, CGTN’s Dan Williams reports.

To discuss all of this:

  • John Gubba, documentary filmmaker who works closely with the English Premier League
  • Saruhan Hatipoglu, a global economic analyst for CGTN
  • Dong Jun, sports commentator for CGTN News
  • Dan Williams, a journalist and soccer aficionado

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