Unarguably one of the biggest Sporting Competition in the world “the FIFA World Cup 2018”, is finally here and it will take place next month in Russia starting from 14th July 2018. The whole competition will be broadcasted live globally by more than 160 channels including online services and you can tune to the channels available in your region to watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live online streaming. For those who have no FIFA World Cup broadcasters in their region, you will need a fast and reliable VPN to access online streaming channels as most of them are geo-restricted.
So, if you’re wondering how to stream the biggest football event free without cable and on different devices, then here we have made a complete guide on how you can do just that. Keep reading to find out how you can easily stream FIFA world cup matches online free on your preferred devices.
The FIFA World Cup watched by millions of fans from around the world. It features some of the biggest footballing countries including Brazil, Germany, Spain, & Argentina and some of the biggest football stars like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and others competing with each other to win the ultimate prize in football “the World Cup Trophy”. The 2018 FIFA World Cup will kick off on 14th July as the host nation Russia will go up against Saudi Arabia for the opening match.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be very important and crucial for many footballers including Messi & Ronaldo as it is the only competition they have not won despite playing the previous three world cup editions. So, fans would want to miss the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. If you’re hoping to watch the event live online, you can switch over to various streaming channels to catch your favorite team’s matches live.
How to Watch FIFA World Cup 2018 Live Without Cable
However, streaming FIFA World Cup matches depend on where you live and the availability of streaming service in your region. If you live in a place where no channel is broadcasting the event that it could be a big problem for you. But you can avoid such issues and watch the whole competition live online on your favorite devices easily using a VPN because a VPN helps you to anonymously change your IP to different regions where the World Cup broadcast is available. So, follow our instructions carefully to watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live online with ease.
To watch live streaming FIFA World Cup, follow these steps to setup a VPN on your device and stream the ultimate football tournament live with absolute ease:
- Get FastestVPN Subscription (Costs just $10)
- Get FastestVPN App on your preferred device OR configure VPN through Router
- Connect to a server location where the FIFA World 2018 broadcast is available for free (i.e. Russia for Matchtv.ru or UK for BBC iPlayer and ITV)
- Launch your device browser and access the broadcaster’s stream for World Cup (in case you are connected to the Russian server, visit matchtv.ru or if you are connected to UK visit BBC iPlayer, iTV)
- Watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live online for free.
Important: MatchTV.ru, iTV and BBC iPlayer are all geo-restricted which means that they cannot be accessed from outside their country of origin. To unblock these channels use FastestVPN. Get FastestVPN now!
A fan made a video of how he was able to watch FIFA World Cup online without cable.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Official Broadcasters List
More than 160 TV networks have bought the broadcasting rights to FIFA World Cup 2018 which also includes free-to-air channels such as ITV, BBC, Sky, CBS, SBS, beIN Sports, etc. Since the FIFA World Cup is watched around the world, here are some of the most popular broadcasters that you can tune into using a VPN and then watch FIFA free live online.
Sky Go UK
|India & South Asia||Sony Pictures Network||Paid||Yes|
Kodi is the best platform to stream FIFA 2018 World Cup matches for free. By installing popular Kodi sports add-ons, you can watch FIFA World Cup 2018 easily on your preferred devices. However, you first have to set up a Kodi VPN on your Kodi device. The reason for that is because Kodi is an open-source platform and prone to cyber-attacks. So you will need a Kodi VPN to protect yourself against such attacks. So, without further due, here is how you can setup a VPN for Kodi and watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live online without any problems:
- Get FastestVPN for Kodi
- Setup FastestVPN app on your device OR configure it through Router
- Connect to our US or UK servers
- Open Kodi
- Navigate to Settings -> File Manager and select Add Source
- Click on where it says NONE
- A window will popup. Here, type this URL: “http://ares-repo.eu”
- Hit OK
- Now hit on “Enter a name for this media source” and type “Ares”
- Click OK, and OK again
- Now move to Kodi Home Screen, and select System -> Add-ons
- Click on Install from Zip File
- Select Ares
- Select “aresproject”
- Click on “aresproject.zip”
- Wait for the Repo to install
- Now Select Install from Repository
- Select Ares Project -> Video add-ons
- Finally, click on “Sports Devil”
- Hit Install
- Wait for the “Add-on enabled” notification
- Return to home screen
- Select Add-ons
- Launch the SportsDevil!
- Watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live on Kodi for free.
Roku is another one of those devices you can use to stream the World Cup matches live online. All you need is to setup a VPN to access the free streaming channels such as MatchTV and watch FIFA free live online from anywhere. Here is how to do that:
- Get FastestVPN
- Configure FastestVPN on Roku via Router
- Connect to our Russian Server Location
- Launch Roku browser & access MatchTV
- Watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live on Roku live for free.
If you own a Mac and wants to watch 2018 FIFA World Cup live online for free on your Mac, then you must know that most of the free broadcasting channels such as MatchTV are geo-restricted and will require a VPN to access them. So, to watch the FIFA World Cup 2018 live on Mac here is watch you need to do:
- Get FastestVPN subscription
- Download & Install FastestVPN app for Mac
- Launch the app on Mac and Connect to our Russian VPN server
- Launch Safari on Mac & visit MatchTV
- Watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live on Mac for free.
PS4 users can also watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live online on their device for free. All you need is use a VPN and enable yourself to access the FIFA World Cup free live streaming channel. Here is how to do that in 5 easy steps:
- Subscribe to FastestVPN
- Configure FastestVPN settings for PS4 via Router
- Connect to our Russian VPN server location through VPN Settings
- Launch the PS4 browser & access MatchTV
- Watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live on PS4 with ease.
Streaming live events on an iOS device can be a really complicated task since iOS devices are very secure and protected in every possible way. Moreover, accessing streaming apps and websites on iOS doesn’t come without restrictions and privacy issues. However, by using a VPN, you can rest assured that you will be able to watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live online on your iOS device with ease. Here is what you need to do:
- Get FastestVPN subscription
- Configure FastestVPN settings for iOS on your device
- Connect to the Russian Server location through settings
- Launch Safari on iOS & access MatchTV
- Watch the biggest Sporting event ‘’the FIFA World Cup 2018” live on iOS.
Since FIFA World Cup is the event watched by millions of fans, we know many of you will be looking for ways to watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live online on Android for free. Well, lucky for you, we have the best option for you available here. Follow these steps exactly and you will be able to stream FIFA World Cup on your Android devices with ease:
- Subscribe to FastestVPN
- Download & Install FastestVPN app on Android
- Launch the VPN app and Connect to our Russian Server
- Open Android Browser & go to MatchTV
- Watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live on Android for free.
Smart TV users can breathe a sigh of relief as we bring you the exact guide on how to watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live online on Smart TV without spending a single penny. Here is what you need to do to catch all the action from Russia directly on your Smart TV:
- Subscribe to FastestVPN service
- Configure FastestVPN for Smart TV via Router
- Connect to our Russian server location via settings
- Launch Smart TV browser and visit MatchTV
- Livestream FIFA World Cup matches on Smart TV for free.
Looking for ways to watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live on Amazon Firestick? Here is a simple step-by-step guide to stream the whole tournament live.
- Get FastestVPN Subscription
- Setup FastestVPN settings for Firestick via Router
- Connect to Russian server location through our VPN settings
- Launch Silk Browser & access MatchTV
- Enjoy FIFA World Cup 2018 online on Firestick for free.
Before you access the free streaming channel for World Cup 2018, you must first overcome geo-restrictions. Since most of the free streaming channels are geo-restricted and available in selected regions only, you will need a VPN to bypass those restrictions. Here is everything you need to watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live on Xbox:
- Get FastestVPN
- Set up FastestVPN for Xbox through Router (Connect using our Russian location address from this list).
- Launch Xbox browser and visit MatchTV
- Watch the greatest football competition online on Xbox free of cost.
Watching the FIFA World Cup on Apple TV will be more than exciting, to say the least. However, to stream the tournament live on Apple TV, you must have a VPN configured on Apple TV to successfully access the free streaming channels for the FIFA World Cup 2018. Here is what you need to do in order to access and stream the World Cup games on Apple TV for free:
- Get FastestVPN
- Configure FastestVPN settings for Apple TV via Router
- Connect to our Russian Server by using the Russia location address from here.
- Launch Safari on Apple TV & go to MatchTV
- Watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live online on iOS for free.
Where to watch FIFA World Cup 2018
Don’t have a cable subscription? Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered, thanks to the internet world that has enabled us to stream anything online. The web is full of websites that will be streaming FIFA live online. There are many broadcasters (both official and non-official) that are going to broadcast live FIFA World Cup across the globe. Below is the list of the broadcasters/Streaming services that will keep you updated with every moment of FIFA World Cup.
The United States fans need to bookmark the fox news web as they will be coming live from the football stadium in Russia. Stay tuned to fox news.
BBC iPlayer has the streaming rights to FIFA in the UK. The channel will be streaming the event live online for free! Yes, not many many channels will be doing that, but there just one problem. The channel is geo-restricted which means that only people residing in the UK will be able to stream the event on BBC iPlayer. So if you want to watch FIFA World Cup 2018 on BBC iPlayer, FastestVPN is your best bet.
CBS is one of the few channels that have the exclusive streaming rights to streaming FIFA World Cup 2018 in the US. But, you’ll require a cable subscription to watch FIFA World Cup 2018 on CBS online. Also, the channel is geo-restricted so you can’t only access it outside US.
DR (Danish Radio) has the broadcasting rights of FIFA world cup in Denmark. It’s one of the oldest media company of the country. DR has 6 TV channels that are aired nationwide. Like other channels, this channel can’t be accessed from outside Denmark, and you’ll need a cable subscription as well.
Looking to watch World Cup 2018 in Malaysia? Well, your search is over because Astro, a Malaysian broadcasting channel, will be streaming the event live – all 64 matches. The cable subscription is also offering World Cup passes to non-members where ever they reside.
Another US broadcasting channel, TBS will be streaming FIFA 2018 as well. The channels is particularly famous for broadcasting comedy and sporting shows. This year, however, the channel will also be streaming FIFA World Cup 2018 live.
Stream FIFA on NHK
NHK, a Japanese TV channel, has secured the rights for streaming FIFA 2018 live. The channel is available on both TV and online. You’ll need a cable subscription to watch the channel live.
Dazn is an online streaming service available in Canada, Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. The streaming service is geo-restricted so if you reside outside any of the countries mentioned before, you’ll need to change your location using FastestVPN.
Plex is a streaming service that offers Live TV and DVR services. Plex lets you record sports, TV shows and anything that you want to watch later. It also lets you organize the content that you want to watch. Luckily for Plex users, they’ll be able to watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live by downloading the apps of the channels that will be streaming the event.
The Middle East folks can enjoy the HD show on Bein sports. The official website will be broadcasting live match.
Watch FIFA World Cup 2018 on NBC
United States fans can also access the NBC platform to watch match online. Make sure to bookmark the official web!
The Caribbean fans are welcomed to visit the biggest broadcaster DirecTV to watch their best teams play in FIFA.
Serving as the official broadcaster in the United Kingdom, ITV will be bringing the show live to its football fans in the UK.
Sky streaming would be available to the football fans living in Chile, New Zealand, and Honduras.
Watch FIFA on Sony LIV
For the Asians, Sony Tv will be bringing the heat from the Russian grounds. Sony LIV is the official broadcaster of FIFA 18 and will be assisting fans of the subcontinent.
Watch FIFA 2018 on SuperSport
The football legends, Africans, can enjoy their favorite players live on SuperSport. Being the official broadcaster of FIFA 2018, supersoft is committed to providing its fans the best of the moments.
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Fox is the official broadcaster of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in the US and football fans can stream the whole tournament live by subscribing to its service, but it may cost you dearly. However, if you’re looking for another alternative to streaming the World Cup for free, you can use a VPN to access MatchTV’s World Cup Livestream which is free.
Here is how to do that easily:
- Subscribe to FastestVPN
- Get FastestVPN app for your preferred device OR set it up on your Router
- Connect to our Russian Server
- Open your device’s browser and visit MatchTV
- Enjoy live streaming FIFA World Cup 2018 in the US for free.
Sky and iTV will be broadcasting the 2018 FIFA World Cup live online and you can access any one of them to watch the FIFA World cup live. However, if you’re looking for other alternatives such as MatchTV, then follow these instructions to stream the whole event live in the UK for free.
- Sign up for a FastestVPN account
- Get our VPN app for your device OR configure VPN setting on Router
- Connect to our Russian Server location
- Launch your device’s browser and access MatchTV
- Watch online FIFA World Cup 2018 live in the UK for free.
SBS will be screening the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Australia Online for free. Another alternative is to access MatchTV free live streaming for the FIFA World Cup. Here is how:
- Subscribe to FastestVPN
- Download & Install FastestVPN app on your device OR setup our VPN settings on Router
- Connect to Russia server location
- Launch browser & go to MatchTV live streaming
- Watch FIFA World Cup live stream in Australia for free!
FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule
The FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia will commence on June 14 and conclude on July 15 in Moscow. 32 teams will compete in Russia for the biggest football prize. 64 matches will be played in a typical knockout format with each team playing 3 group stage matches before going into the next round. 12 different venues in Russia are selected for the FIFA World Cup matches. Here is the full schedule for the tournament so that you can catch your favorite matches on time:
- (A) Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Uruguay
- (B) Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Iran
- (C) France, Australia, Peru, Denmark
- (D) Argentina, Iceland, Croatia, Nigeria
- (E) Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Serbia
- (F) Germany, Mexico, Sweden, South Korea
- (G) Belgium, Panama, Tunisia, England
- (H) Poland, Senegal, Colombia, Japan
|June 14||Russia vs Saudi Arabia (A)||Moscow (Luzhniki)||3pm|
|June 15||Egypt vs Uruguay (A)||Ekaterinburg||12pm|
|June 15||Morocco vs Iran (B)||St Petersburg||3pm|
|June 15||Portugal vs Spain (B)||Sochi||6pm|
|June 16||France vs Australia (C)||Kazan||10am|
|June 16||Argentina vs Iceland (D)||Moscow (Spartak)||1pm|
|June 16||Peru vs Denmark (C)||Saransk||4pm|
|June 16||Croatia vs Nigeria (D)||Kaliningrad||7pm|
|June 17||Costa Rica vs Serbia (E)||Samara||12pm|
|June 17||Germany vs Mexico (F)||Moscow (Luzhniki)||3pm|
|June 17||Brazil vs Switzerland (E)||Rostov-on-Don||6pm|
|June 18||Sweden vs South Korea (F)||Nizhny Novgorod||12pm|
|June 18||Belgium vs Panama (G)||Sochi||3pm|
|June 18||Tunisia vs England (G)||Volgograd||6pm|
|June 19||Poland vs Senegal (H)||Moscow (Spartak)||12pm|
|June 19||Colombia vs Japan (H)||Saransk||3pm|
|June 19||Russia vs Egypt (A)||St Petersburg||6pm|
|June 20||Portugal vs Morocco (B)||Moscow (Luzhniki)||12pm|
|June 20||Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia (A)||Rostov-on-Don||3pm|
|June 20||Iran vs Spain (B)||Kazan||6pm|
|June 21||France vs Peru (C)||Ekaterinburg||12pm|
|June 21||Denmark vs Australia (C)||Samara||3pm|
|June 21||Argentina vs Croatia (D)||Nizhny Novgorod||6pm|
|June 22||Brazil vs Costa Rica (E)||St Petersburg||12pm|
|June 22||Nigeria vs Iceland (D)||Volgograd||3pm|
|June 22||Serbia vs Switzerland (E)||Kaliningrad||6pm|
|June 23||Belgium vs Tunisia (G)||Moscow (Spartak)||12pm|
|June 23||Germany vs Sweden (F)||Sochi||3pm|
|June 23||South Korea vs Mexico (F)||Rostov-on-Don||6pm|
|June 24||England vs Panama (G)||Nizhny Novgorod||12pm|
|June 24||Japan vs Senegal (H)||Ekaterinburg||3pm|
|June 24||Poland vs Colombia (H)||Kazan||6pm|
|June 25||Uruguay vs Russia (A)||Samara||2pm|
|June 25||Saudi Arabia vs Egypt (A)||Volgograd||2pm|
|June 25||Spain vs Morocco (B)||Kaliningrad||6pm|
|June 25||Iran vs Portugal (B)||Saransk||6pm|
|June 26||Denmark vs France (C)||Moscow (Luzhniki)||2pm|
|June 26||Australia vs Peru (C)||Sochi||2pm|
|June 26||Nigeria vs Argentina (D)||St Petersburg||6pm|
|June 26||Iceland vs Croatia (D)||Rostov-on-Don||6pm|
|June 27||South Korea vs Germany (F)||Kazan||2pm|
|June 27||Mexico vs Sweden (F)||Ekaterinburg||2pm|
|June 27||Serbia vs Brazil (E)||Moscow (Spartak)||6pm|
|June 27||Switzerland vs Costa Rica (E)||Nizhny Novgorod||6pm|
|June 28||Japan vs Poland (H)||Volgograd||2pm|
|June 28||Senegal vs Colombia (H)||Samara||2pm|
|June 28||England vs Belgium (G)||Kaliningrad||6pm|
|June 28||Panama vs Tunisia (G)||Saransk||6pm|
|June 30||1C vs 2D (Match 50)||Kazan||2pm|
|June 30||1A vs 2B (Match 49)||Sochi||6pm|
|July 1||1B vs 2A (Match 51)||Moscow||2pm|
|July 1||1D vs 2C (Match 52)||Nizhny Novgorod||6pm|
|July 2||1E vs 2F (Match 53)||Samara||2pm|
|July 2||1G vs 2H (Match 54)||Rostov-on-Don||6pm|
|July 3||1F vs 2E (Match 55)||St Petersburg||2pm|
|July 3||1H vs 2G (Match 56)||Moscow (Spartak)||6pm|
|July 6||Winner 49 vs winner 50 (57)||Nizhny Novgorod||2pm|
|July 6||Winner 53 vs winner 54 (58)||Kazan||6pm|
|July 7||Winner 55 vs winner 56 (60)||Samara||2pm|
|July 7||Winner 51 vs winner 52 (59)||Sochi||6pm|
|July 10||Winner 57 vs winner 58||St Petersburg||6pm|
|July 11||Winner 59 vs winner 60||Moscow (Luzhniki)||6pm|
|July 14||Losers of two semi-finals||St Petersburg||2pm|
|July 15||Winners of two semi-finals||Moscow (Luzhniki)||3pm|
FIFA World Cup 2018 Predictions
Who are you rooting for to win the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia?
The 2014 FIFA World Cup winners, Germany looks the favorites once again this time around. But football is always full of surprises and nothing can be predicted this early. However, one thing is for sure, if you follow our above guides then you will surely be able to watch FIFA World Cup 2018 live online for free streaming easily. So, get your device’s VPN configured and get yourself ready for stream the biggest sports tournament live on your favorite devices.