The FIFA World Cup 2018 officially begins on Thursday, June 14 in Moscow. There is only one match on the opening day as the hosts Russia take on Saudi Arabia starting at 11 AM Eastern Time. Football fans across the globe are drooling with excitement. Unfortunately, the United States failed to qualify for the FIFA 2018 World Cup. It doesn’t mean the US soccer fans will not be able to watch on TV or live stream FIFA World Cup 2018 on their mobile devices.
Over the next four weeks, you’ll see the legends like Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar, and others fighting it out for the championship trophy. The previous champions Germany will do their best to retain the title. No team has managed to retain their crown in the last 56 years. Only time will tell whether Germany will be able to break that record. There will be a total of 32 teams, and the USA is not one of them.
How to watch FIFA World Cup 2018 on TV
If you want to watch the FIFA World Cup 2018 on TV, your best option is Fox Sports. They have acquired the rights for English broadcasts of all the matches. Fox will be airing the games on its pay TV channel FS1 along with local broadcast stations that are mostly free with a digital antenna. Just find the FS1 or your local Fox station on your satellite or cable TV to watch the games.
How to live stream FIFA World Cup 2018 online
You can’t always keep yourself glued to the TV to watch all the matches. Sometimes you’ll have to catch the action on the go on your smartphone, laptop or office computer. Here’s how you can live stream FIFA World Cup 2018 online over the next few weeks for free.
Streaming on iOS devices and Apple TV
You can download the Fox Sports Go app on your iOS device. They don’t charge you a penny for watching games via the app, but you’ll have to log in with a legitimate pay TV account to enjoy it. People living in the UK can download the TVPlayer app to watch games.
Streaming on Android devices
There are many other live streaming TV services such as YouTube TV, PlayStation Vue, DirecTV Now, and Hulu Live that offer packages with some channels broadcasting the World Cup matches live. Most of them offer a free trial period. You can take advantage of the trial to watch the matches for a week. But don’t forget to cancel the subscription to avoid the monthly fee.
Streaming the matches via the web browser
There are tons of options to watch the games online. Folks at FIFA have put together a list of websites that will stream the World Cup matches. If you want to watch them in English, your best source is Fox Sports. People who prefer Spanish should head over to TelemundoDeportes.com.
The Russia vs Saudi Arabia begins at 11 AM ET, and you can watch it on Fox and Telemundo. Three more games – Uruguay vs Egypt, Morocco vs Iran, Spain vs Portugal – are scheduled for Friday. The final match is scheduled to take place on Sunday, July 15th.
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