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How to watch FIFA World Cup live stream for free with a VPN

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  2. Connect to a server located in a location that matches the broadcaster you want to watch. For example, connect to a server in the UK to watch the free BBC coverage. ExpressVPN has high-speed servers in 94 countries around the globe, offering a huge among of options.
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  4. Start streaming the games!
World Cup 2022 for free from anywhere

Live stream FIFA World Cup 2022 for free from anywhere

In the UK

All 64 games—including those featuring England and Wales—will be available to stream for free on either the BBC iPlayer or ITV Hub.

○    BBC iPlayer Language: English Pros:

  • Paired with ITV Hub, another free-to-air British broadcaster, this is the best way to watch all 64 games throughout the tournament for free with English commentary.
  • Easy-to-use interface
  • Has apps for iOS and Android so you can watch on the go Cons:
  • Only select games will be shown on BBC iPlayer, so you have to check ahead of time whether the game you want is showing on BBC iPlayer or on ITV Hub to watch other games in the UK.

○    ITV

Language: English Pros:

  • ITV Hub will show a selection of the 64 games played during the World Cup, including group-stage games featuring England and other top teams, and the knockout rounds. For games not showing on ITV Hub, you can find free streams with English commentary on BBC iPlayer.

Cons:

  • Only select games will be shown on ITV Hub. Check the schedule to see if the game you want to watch is on ITV or BBC.

In Australia

○    SBS

Language: English Pros:

  • SBS is showing every match of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 live and for free. This includes all three of Australia’s group matches.

Cons:

  • None. Catch every game with English commentary for free online.

In Belgium

○    RTBF

Language: French Pros:

  • RTBF is a reliable broadcaster of premium sports such as Formula 1.
  • All streams are free online.
  • RTBF will live stream all 64 matches of the World Cup.

Cons:

  • Unless you are looking to watch games with French commentary, you’ll have to settle for simply watching the games without the expert analysis.

○    VRT

Language: Dutch Pros:

  • VRT is a reliable broadcaster of premium sports such as Formula 1.
    • All streams are free online.
    • VRT will live stream all 64 matches of the World Cup.

Cons:

  • Unless you are looking to watch games with Dutch commentary, you’ll have to settle for simply watching the games without the expert analysis.

In France

○    TF1

Language: French Pros:

  • Free streams online.

Cons:

  • Showing 28 matches (which includes all of France’s matches)

In Germany

○    ARD

Language: German Pros:

  • ARD and ZDF are showing 48 of the 64 matches, including the opening game and all Germany games.

Cons:

  • Not showing every single game, so check ahead of time whether the game you want is showing on ARD.

○    ZDF

Language: German Pros:

  • ARD and ZDF are showing 48 of the 64 matches, including the opening game and all Germany games.

Cons:

  • Not showing every single game, so if the game you want isn’t showing on ZDF, you’ll have to try another service.

In Ireland

○    RTÉ

Language: English Pros:

  • Watch select matches live and for free on RTÉ Player, which has the FIFA World Cup 2022 rights for Ireland.

Cons:

  • Only showing select games, so you’ll have to check ahead of time to see if it’s on RTE.

In Italy

○    RAI

Language: Italian Pros:

  • RaiPlay lets you watch FIFA World Cup live streams for free.
  • Also lets you watch other sports, as well as Italian TV and movies.

Cons:

In Netherlands

○    NOS

Language: Dutch Pros:

  • NOS will live stream all 64 World Cup matches.
  • Can be watched on its website, iOS app, Android app, Apple TV, and Chromecast.

Cons:

In Portugal

○    RTP

Language: Portuguese Pros:

  • Showing a majority of World Cup games free online.

Cons:

  • Not showing all 64 games, so check the schedule ahead of time

In Spain

○    RTVE

Language: Spanish

Pros:

  • Live streaming all Spain games, plus the final, the two semi-finals, two quarter-final matches, four knockout stage games, the opening match and one match from each group in the group stage.
  • A great free option for Spanish speakers who can’t get coverage of the games in their home country.

Cons:

  • Doesn’t have comprehensive coverage of all 64 games

○    Golmundial

Language: Spanish

Pros:

  • Live streaming all 64 games of the World Cup
  • 24/7 channel with additional content for the World Cup with analysis etc.

Cons:

  • Cost 20 euros compared to the vast amount of  free options available

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In Sweden

○    SVT

Language: Swedish

Pros:

●    Will air 32 of the 64 games during the tournament. The rest will be shown on TV4, another free service.

Cons:

  • No cons

○    TV4

Language: Swedish Pros:

  • Will air 32 of the 64 games during the tournament. SVT has the other fixtures, free to stream.

Cons:

  • No cons

In Denmark

○    DR TV

Language: Danish

Pros:

  • Public broadcaster DR TV will stream select games from the tournament free.

Cons:

  • DR TV is sharing the broadcast rights with paid-service TV2, so you’ll have to check the schedule to see if the games you want to watch are available free on DR TV
FIFA World Cup 2022
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FIFA World Cup 2022 schedule

DateTime (ET)Event
Sunday, November 2011 a.m.(Group A) Qatar vs Ecuador
Monday, November 218 a.m.(Group B) England vs Iran
Monday, November 2111 a.m.(Group A) Senegal vs Netherlands
Monday, November 212 p.m.(Group B) USA vs Wales
Tuesday, November 225 a.m.(Group C) Argentina vs Saudi Arabia
Tuesday, November 228 a.m.(Group D) Denmark vs Tunisia
Tuesday, November 2211 a.m.(Group C) Mexico vs Poland
Tuesday, November 222 p.m.(Group D) France vs Australia
Wednesday, November 235 a.m.(Group F) Morocco vs Croatia
Wednesday, November 238 a.m.(Group E) Germany vs Japan
Wednesday, November 2311 a.m.(Group E) Spain vs Costa Rica
Wednesday, November 232 p.m.(Group F) Belgium vs Canada
Thursday, November 245 a.m.(Group G) Switzerland vs Cameroon
Thursday, November 248 a.m.(Group H) Uruguay vs South Korea
Thursday, November 2411 a.m.(Group H) Portugal vs Ghana
Thursday, November 242 p.m.(Group G) Brazil vs Serbia
Friday, November 255 a.m.(Group B) Wales vs Iran
Friday, November 258 a.m.(Group A) Qatar vs Senegal
Friday, November 2511 a.m.(Group A) Netherlands vs Ecuador
Friday, November 252 p.m.(Group B) England vs USA
Saturday, November 265 a.m.(Group D) Tunisia vs Australia
Saturday, November 268 a.m.(Group C) Poland vs Saudi Arabia
Saturday, November 2611 a.m.(Group D) France vs Denmark
Saturday, November 262 p.m.(Group C) Argentina vs Mexico
Sunday, November 275 a.m.(Group E) Japan vs Costa Rica
Sunday, November 278 a.m.(Group F) Belgium vs Morocco
Sunday, November 2711 a.m.(Group F) Croatia vs Canada
Sunday, November 272 p.m.(Group E) Spain vs Germany
Monday, November 285 a.m.(Group G) Cameroon vs Serbia
Monday, November 288 a.m.(Group H) South Korea vs Ghana
Monday, November 2811 a.m.(Group G) Brazil vs Switzerland
Monday, November 282 p.m.(Group H) Portugal vs Uruguay
Tuesday, November 2910 a.m.(Group A) Netherlands vs Qatar
Tuesday, November 2910 a.m.(Group A) Ecuador vs Senegal
Tuesday, November 292 p.m.(Group B) Wales vs England
Tuesday, November 292 p.m.(Group B) Iran vs USA
Wednesday, November 3010 a.m.(Group D) Tunisia vs France
Wednesday, November 3010 a.m.(Group D) Australia vs Denmark
Wednesday, November 302 p.m.(Group C) Poland vs Argentina
Wednesday, November 302 p.m.(Group C) Saudi Arabia vs Mexico
Thursday, December 110 a.m.(Group F) Croatia vs Belgium
Thursday, December 110 a.m.(Group F) Canada vs Morocco
Thursday, December 12 p.m.(Group E) Japan vs Spain
Thursday, December 12 p.m.(Group E) Costa Rica vs Germany
Friday, December 210 a.m.(Group H) South Korea vs Portugal
Friday, December 210 a.m.(Group H) Ghana vs Uruguay
Friday, December 22 p.m.(Group G) Cameroon vs Brazil
Friday, December 22 p.m.(Group G) Serbia vs Switzerland
Saturday, December 310 a.m.(Round of 16) 1A vs 2B
Saturday, December 32 p.m.(Round of 16) 1C vs 2D
Sunday, December 410 a.m.(Round of 16) 1D vs 2C
Sunday, December 42 p.m.(Round of 16) 1B vs 2A
Monday, December 510 a.m.(Round of 16) 1E vs 2F
Monday, December 52 p.m.(Round of 16) 1G vs 2H
Tuesday, December 610 a.m.(Round of 16) 1F vs 2E
Tuesday, December 62 p.m.(Round of 16) 1H vs 2G
Friday, December 910 a.m.(Quarterfinal 1) 1E/2F vs 1G/2H
Friday, December 92 p.m.(Quarterfinal 2) 1A/2B vs 1C/2D
Saturday, December 1010 a.m.(Quarterfinal 3) 1F/2E vs 1H/2G
Saturday, December 102 p.m.(Quarterfinal 4) 1B/2A vs 1D/2C
Tuesday, December 132 p.m.(Semifinal) QF2 vs QF1
Wednesday, December 142 p.m.(Semifinal) QF4 vs QF3
Saturday, December 1710 a.m.3rd Place Playoff
Sunday, December 1810 a.m.Final
  • FIFA World Cup 2022 groups
Group AGroup BGroup CGroup D
QatarEnglandArgentinaFrance
EcuadorIranSaudi ArabiaDenmark
SenegalUSMexicoTunisia
NetherlandsWalesPolandAustralia
Group EGroup FGroup GGroup H
SpainBelgiumBrazilPortugal
GermanyCanadaSerbiaGhana
JapanMoroccoSwitzerlandUruguay
Costa RicaCroatiaCameroonSouth Korea

FAQ about FIFA World Cup 2022 live stream:

Where will the World Cup 2022 start?

Host nation Qatar plays Ecuador in a Group A match to open the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 on November 20, 7 p.m. local time (12 p.m. ET). The final will be held on Sunday, December 18, at 6 p.m. local time (11 a.m. ET).

How much does a FIFA World Cup ticket cost?

Category 1 tickets for the opening game sells for as much as 2,250 QAR (approx. 600 USD) (Cat 1), while the final can cost as much as 5,850 QAR (approx. 1,600 USD) (Cat 1). For more information, visit fifa.com/tickets

Why is the 2022 World Cup in November?

The World Cup is traditionally held in the summer. However, since Qatar was announced as the host nation for the 2022 tournament, it was moved to the winter as summer temperatures in the Middle Eastern country can reach average daily highs of over 41 degrees Celsius (106F).

Why Qatar is a controversial venue for 2022 World Cup?

Accusations of poor working conditions for the migrant workers who built the stadiums

Where will the 2026 World Cup be held?

  Canada, the United States, and Mexico

Is the World Cup real gold?

It once was, but these days the winners receive a bronze replica of the trophy, which is gold-plated.

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