Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter on April 05, 2016, announced that the social networking site will live stream National Football League games on Thursday nights.

The announcement came after a tight bidding war between several digital video tycoons.

Soon, Commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed this news through his official social media handle. He tweeted the new streaming information of Thursday matches, which is now one of the hottest talking topics in the cyber world.

Even now, most people used to watch soccer games through conservative means which include, CBS, NBC, and the NFL Network. Through this move, NFL and Twitter aim to break all the traditional trends which exist in this area.

Rugby league officials believe that this new form of distribution will fetch positive impacts, and will take viewership to new heights.

You can view the encounters through the Twitter app on your smartphones. Computer screens and TV's connected to the internet can also be used to enjoy the live streaming.

The partners later issued a press release which stated that pre-match periscope broadcast from players and teams will provide an immersing experience for the viewers.

The tweeting company's investment in Sports comes as no surprise.

During match times, fans and spectators use this medium to experience live updates and other event related things.

As this fresh deal is now active, users will be able to experience and share match details without moving onto a different window.

With the new agreement, The company emerges as the third destination which football lovers can tune to see Thursday's matches.

Last February, NFL sold the additional rights to five Thursday games for CBS and NBC for $225 million.

As usual, all these matches will be simulcast in NFL Network website too.

This new decision is considered as a wise move. The rate of match discussions among viewers will go steep high, and it will also present excellent advertisement opportunities.

The two companies signed a deal last year to show highlights.

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