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2018 FIFA World Cup Live Streaming and Schedule with Broadcasters list

The world’s biggest sporting extravaganza, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Live Streaming is fast approaching us. The 32 teams have been finalized after fixing the Schedule and now we await the draw for the tournament which will take place next month. Many Broadcasters are already Signed up to show it live. It is one of the biggest events after the Olympics and millions of viewers watch it. The 2018 edition of the FIFA World Cup is going to take place in Russia, who is the host of world cup 2018. The event is scheduled to start on the 14th of June, 2018. It will be played for a period of 30 days before the final takes place on 15th of July, 2018.

Complete Detail of 2018 FIFA World Cup Live Streaming – History – Logo – Opening Ceremony

The first FIFA World Cup took place in the year 1930. Since then, the tournament has been held after every 4 years, besides the 12-year break from 1938-1950. In totality, till now there have been 20 editions of the World Cup. It organized by Football’s governing body named as FIFA. The 2018 edition of the World Cup will be the 21st edition. Till now, Brazil has won the World Cup the most number of times i.e. 5 times while the current champions Germany are second with 4 titles.

How the Official logo formed in 2014

The official Logo of FIFA World Cup is the symbol or the badge of the tournament which is redesigned in every edition. Usually, it is derived from some of the most popular tradition or personality of the country which is due to hold the World Cup. This year, the World Cup is scheduled to be organized in Russia and the logo for the World Cup is referred to as magic meets the dream. Through the logo, it has been tried to depict that Russia is a land of magic with its mystic tales going on from centuries. The World Cup is a dream for millions of people across the globe. Hence the logo shows how FIFA 2018 host Russia’s magical land provides the opportunity to fulfill your dreams.

{Updated} List of Referees & Assistants Announced in World Cup

(Fully Explained) FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule, Fixtures & Timetable (With Matches, Date & Kick-Off Time)

The 2018 FIFA world cup schedule will see the tournament run over a period of 1 month. The event will begin from 14th of June, 2018 and will continue until 15th July, 2018, when the Final will be played. The FIFA 2018 Match tickets are already out for these matches and can be booked now. A total of 64 fixtures will be organized during this period. To begin with, 32 teams, divided into 8 groups of 4 teams each will compete in the group stages. The timetable includes the group stage will run from 14 June to 28 June. The Round of 16 will begin from 30 June to 3 July. The Quarter Finals will be organized on 6 and 7 July whereas the Semis will be held on 10th and 11th July. Then the Final will take place on the 15th July 2018. There will also be a third-place match on 14th July.

Complete schedule for FIFA 2018 World Cup Group Stage

Group A
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June 14, ThursdayRussia vs. Saudi Arabia10AM (ET)Luzhniki Stadium (Moscow)
June 15, FridayEgypt vs. Uruguay7AM (ET)Ekaterinburg Arena
June 19, TuesdayRussia vs. Egypt1PM (ET)Saint Petersburg Stadium
June 20, WednesdayUruguay vs. Saudi Arabia10AM (ET)Rostov Arena
June 25, MondayUruguay vs. Russia9AM (ET)Samara Arena
June 25, MondaySaudi Arabia vs. Egypt9AM (ET)Volgograd Arena
Group B
June 15, FridayMorocco vs. Iran10AM (ET)Saint Petersburg Stadium
June 15, FridayPortugal vs. Spain1PM (ET)Fisht Stadium (Sochi)
June 20, WednesdayPortugal vs. Morocco7AM (ET)Luzhniki Stadium (Moscow)
June 20, WednesdayIran vs. Spain1PM (ET)Kazan Arena
June 25, MondaySpain vs. Morocco1PM (ET)Kaliningrad Stadium
June 25, MondayIran vs. Portugal1PM(ET)Mordovia Arena (Saransk)
Group C
June 16, SaturdayFrance vs. Australia5AM (ET)Kazan Arena
June 16, SaturdayPeru vs. Denmark11AM (ET)Mordovia Arena (Saransk)
June 21, TuesdayFrance vs. Peru7AM (ET)Ekaterinburg Arena
June 21, TuesdayDenmark vs. Australia10AM (ET)Samara Arena
June 26, ThursdayDenmark vs. France9AM (ET)Luzhniki Stadium (Moscow)
June 26, ThursdayAustralia vs. Peru9AM (ET)Fisht Stadium (Sochi)
Group D
June 16, SaturdayArgentina vs. Iceland8AM (ET)Spartak Stadium (Moscow)
June 16, SaturdayCroatia vs. Nigeria2PM (ET)Kaliningrad Stadium
June 21, ThursdayArgentina vs. Croatia1PM (ET)Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
June 22, FridayNigeria vs. Iceland1AM (ET)Volgograd Arena
June 26, TuesdayNigeria vs. Argentina1PM (ET)Saint Petersburg Stadium
June 26, TuesdayIceland vs. Croatia1PM (ET)Rostov Arena
Group E
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June 17, SundayCosta Rica vs. Serbia7AM (ET)Samara Arena
June 17, SundayBrazil vs. Switzerland1PM (ET)Rostov Arena
June 22, FridayBrazil vs. Costa Rica7AM (ET)Saint Petersburg Stadium
June 22, FridaySerbia vs. Switzerland1PM (ET)Kaliningrad Stadium
June 27, WednesdaySerbia vs. Brazil1PM (ET)Spartak Stadium (Moscow)
June 27, WednesdaySwitzerland vs. Costa Rica1PM (ET)Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
Group F
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June 17, SundayGermany vs. Mexico10AM (ET)Luzhniki Stadium (Moscow)
June 18, MondaySweden vs. South Korea7AM (ET)Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
June 23, SaturdayGermany vs. Sweden10AM (ET)Fisht Stadium (Sochi)
June 23, SaturdaySouth Korea vs. Mexico1PM (ET)Rostov Arena
June 27, WednesdaySouth Korea vs. Germany9AM (ET)Kazan Arena
June 27, WednesdayMexico vs. Sweden9AM (ET)Ekaterinburg Arena
Group G
June 18, MondayBelgium vs. Panama10AM (ET)Fisht Stadium (Sochi)
June 18, MondayTunisia vs. England1PM (ET)Volgograd Arena
June 23, SaturdayBelgium vs. Tunisia7AM (ET)Spartak Stadium (Moscow)
 June 24, SundayEngland vs. Panama7AM (ET)Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
June 28, ThursdayEngland vs. Belgium1PM (ET)Kaliningrad Stadium
June 28, ThursdayPanama vs. Tunisia1PM (ET)Mordovia Arena (Saransk)
Group H
June 19, TuesdayPoland vs. Senegal7AM (ET)Spartak Stadium (Moscow)
June 19, TuesdayColombia vs. Japan10AM (ET)Mordovia Arena (Saransk)
June 24, SundayJapan vs. Senegal10AM (ET)Ekaterinburg Arena
June 24, SundayPoland vs. Colombia1PM (ET)Kazan Arena
June 28, ThursdayJapan vs. Poland9AM (ET)Volgograd Arena
June 28, ThursdaySenegal vs. Colombia9AM (ET)Samara Arena
Round of 16
June 30, Saturday1C vs. 2D9AM (ET)Kazan Arena
June 30, Saturday1A vs. 2B1PM (ET)Fisht Stadium (Sochi)
July 1, Sunday1B vs. 2A9AM (ET)Luzhniki Stadium (Moscow)
July 1, Sunday1D vs. 2C1PM (ET)Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
July 2, Monday1E vs. 2F9AM (ET)Samara Arena
July 2, Monday1G vs. 2H1PM (ET)Rostov Arena
July 3, Tuesday1F vs. 2E9AM (ET)Saint Petersburg Stadium
July 3, Tuesday1H vs. 2G1PM (ET)Spartak Stadium (Moscow)

Match Date list of tQuarterfinals

July 6, Friday1A/2B vs. 1C/2D9AM (ET)Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
July 6, Friday1E/2F vs. 1G/2H1PM (ET)Kazan Arena
July 7, Saturday1F/2E vs. 1H/2G9AM (ET)Samara Arena
July 7, Saturday1B/2DateA vs. 1D/2C1PM (ET)Fisht Stadium (Sochi)

Final Match Date list of Semifinals

July 10, Tuesday1A/2B/1C/2D vs. 1E/2F/1G/2H1PM (ET)Saint Petersburg Stadium
July 11, Wednesday1F/2E/1H/2G vs. 1B/2A/1D/2C1PM (ET)Luzhniki Stadium (Moscow)

Match Date for Third-Place

July 14, Saturday3rd Place Match9AM (ET)Saint Petersburg Stadium

FIFA 2018 Finals

July 15, SundayWorld Cup Final10AM (ET)Luzhniki Stadium (Moscow)

Final List of FIFA World Cup 2018 Broadcasters (All Official Broadcasters included)

The FIFA World Cup is a grand event which is broadcasted in hundreds of countries across the world. Many channels have bought the telecasting rights for various regions. In India, the FIFA World Cup 2018 TV broadcasters are Sony Pictures Network. In other countries such as England, the 2018 FIFA World Cup official broadcasters are BBC Network, ARD in Germany, SRS in Australia, SABC in South Africa, Futbol de Primera in America, Europe 1 in France and so on.

TV Broadcasters list in Different Countries

Country2018 FIFA World Cup TV Broadcasting Rights
 ArgentinaDirecTV, TyC Sports
 AustraliaSBS, Optus Sport
 BahamasZNS, DirecTV
 BelgiumVRT, RTBF
 BoliviaUnitel, Red Uno, DirecTV
 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBHRT
 BrazilGlobo, SporTV, FOX Sports
 CanadaCTV, RDS, TSN
 ChileCanal 13, TVN, Mega, DirecTV
 ColombiaCaracol TV, RCN TV, DirecTV
 Costa RicaTeletica, Sky, Movistar
 Czech RepublicČT
 DenmarkDR, TV 2
 DominicaSky, DirecTV
 EcuadorRTS, DirecTV
 El SalvadorTCS, Sky
 Faroe IslandsDR
 FranceTF1, beIN Sports
 GermanyARD, ZDF
 GreenlandDR, TV 2
 GuatemalaTV Azteca, Tigo Sports, Sky, Movistar
 HondurasTVC, Sky, Movistar
 Hong KongLeSports
 JamaicaTVJ, DirecTV
 LiechtensteinSRG SSR
 MexicoTelevisa, TV Azteca
 MyanmarSky Net
 New ZealandSky Sport
 NicaraguaRatensa, Sky
 NorwayNRK, TV 2
 PanamaCorporación Medcom, Televisora Nacional, Sky
 ParaguayTyC, DirecTV
 PeruLatina, DirecTV
 RussiaMatch TV
 South AfricaSABC, SuperSport
 South KoreaSBS
 SurinameSCCN, DirecTV
 SwedenSVT, TV4
  SwitzerlandSRG SSR
 Trinidad & TobagoCNC3, DirecTV
 United KingdomBBC, ITV
 United StatesFOX, Telemundo
 UruguayMonte Carlo, Canal 10, Teledoce, TyC, DirecTV
 VenezuelaVenevisión, DirecTV

The Official Radio Coverage for the matches

Nation/Territory2018 FIFA World Cup Radio Broadcasting Rights
 BelgiumVRT, RTBF
 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBHRT
 BrazilRádio Bandeirantes, Rádio Gaúcha, Rádio Itatiaia, Rádio Jovem Pan, Rádio Verdes Mares, Sistema Globo de Rádio, Super Rádio Tupi
 ChileADN Radio, Radio Bio-Bio, Radio Cooperativa, UCV Radio
 ColombiaBlu Radio, Caracol Radio, RCN Radio
 Costa RicaRadio Columbia, Radio Monumental, Teletica Radio
 FranceEurope 1, RTL, Radio France, RMC
 JamaicaRJR 94 FM
 LiechtensteinSRG SSR
 South AfricaSABC
 South KoreaSBS
  SwitzerlandSRG SSR
 United KingdomBBC
 United StatesFútbol de Primera
 UruguayRadio Oriental, Sociedad Anonimas de Television y Radios, Radio Monte Carlo

Information on Official Sponsors

No event in the World can successfully take place without some good sponsors. Even though the World Cup is a really big tournament, but it is also backed by some big sponsors. The FIFA 2018 official sponsors for the tournament to be held in Russia are Adidas, Coca-Cola, Hyundai-Kia Motors, Wanda Group, Gazprom, Qatar Airways, VISA, Budweiser, Hisense, McDonald’s and Vivo. Since there is still quite some time left for the event to start, we might actually see some additions to this list of FIFA World Cup 2018 sponsors.

New Rules Announced – Use of the VAR, Etc.

When and Where is the Opening Ceremony of World Cup 2018 FIFA

The 2018 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony will be held in the state of Moscow where the first match of the tournament is also scheduled to be held. Firstly there will be a gala event one night before the tournament kicks off in which famous singers and performers from across the globe will come and perform. The second ceremony will take place just before the start of the match in the stadium itself. The ceremony will have traditional performances from the Russians and it will mark the tournament open in the best way possible.

Amazing New Tunes released with catchy Them Song of FIFA Russia 2018

Every year the World Cup has a theme song which is performed by some big artist. In the year 2010, there were two theme songs for the event which was held in South Africa. One was named Wavin’ Flag and the other was ‘Waka Waka’ by Shakira. In 2014, the two theme songs were ‘Dar Um Jeito’ in Portuguese for the host nation Brazil and ‘We Are One’ (Ole Ola) by Pitbull. The theme songs for the 2018 FIFA world cup is yet to be revealed but they are sure to be really catchy like the previous versions.

Stadiums name and Location in Russia Booked for the FIFA 2018

The 64 matches scheduled to take place in the FIFA 2018 World Cup will be held at 12 locations in Russia. The country has come up with new and renovated stadia and infrastructure for the event and the new stadiums with large capacities are ready to be filled by fans comes next year. The first match of FIFA 2018 tournament will be held in the state of Moscow in the Luzhniki Stadium which has a capacity of 81,000 seats. The 2018 FIFA World Cup finals will also be held in the same stadium. The average capacity of all stadiums combined is 49,300 seats. The stadium with the least capacity is Kaliningrad Stadium in the city of Kaliningrad with a capacity of 35,212 seats at max.

Official Details for Live Streaming Details

Since it is one of the biggest tournaments in the world, therefore beside the TV coverage, many websites will be providing a 2018 FIFA World Cup live streaming for the viewers online. Many popular websites such as First Row Sports and Ronaldo 7 will be your best bets to watch the matches online. In India, you can also stream the matches and watch FIFA World Cup 2018 Live TV online on the Sony LIV app or the Jio TV app for absolutely free without having to pay anything extra.

Fifa World Cup 2018 Live Streaming

The Live Score and the Website Providing it

With so many matches taking place every day, it will surely get difficult to keep hold of all the action which takes place. You will surely need to check the scores of the matches from various websites and apps. You can install apps like Forza, FotMob, and OneFootball to get instant notifications about goals and other events during the matches. Or you can visit websites such as Goal or ESPN which provide play by play coverage of the matches along with live commentary and live scores. These are some of the best apps and websites to check the 2018 FIFA world cup Live Scores.

How much is the Prize Money for the Winners

The 2018 FIFA World Cup prize money is huge. All the 32 participating nations will earn a lot just by playing in the tournament. The prize money is divided categorically upon where a team finishes in the tournament. The total prize money combined is $400 million, which is 12% more than the $358 million which were awarded in the 2014 edition of the tournament. The winning team will get a sum of $38 million which will be awarded to the Football Association of the nation who will have their own negotiations with the players.

The Winner Prediction – Who can win this World Cup

32 nations will participate in the event and in sport you cannot tell which team will win on which day. But there are some heavyweights who are the favorites to win the tournament and most bets are placed on them. FIFA World Cup 2014 defending champions Germany are the people’s choice to be crowned the champions again. Other teams such as France, Belgium, Brazil and even England also have strong squads who can go on to win the tournament and be crowned the World Champions. But to name one, Germany is the FIFA World Cup 2018 winner prediction according to us.

The 2018 FIFA Merchandise (Buy FIFA Products at Discounted Prize)

The official ball for the tournament will be manufactured by Adidas. All the merchandise related to the tournament will also be manufactured and sold by FIFA’s official partner Adidas. The team merchandise will depend on a nation to nation. The major players which will be providing merchandise to various nations include the likes of Nike, Puma, and Adidas again. You can buy the FIFA merchandise from Adidas’s website or Stores or can even go to FIFA’s website to buy some merchandise.

Fifa World Cup Merchandise

The Closing Ceremony – When and where it’s going to be Held

The closing ceremony of the FIFA World Cup will take place on the day when the Final match of the tournament is scheduled i.e. 15th July 2018. The closing ceremony will take place just before the final match is played within the stadium itself. The closing ceremony will take place in the state of Moscow and some renowned artists and performers from across the world are expected to perform in the ceremony.


So as we have seen, the 2018 FIFA world cup Starting date is approaching fast. The stage has been set and the participants have been decided. The FIFA World Cup 2018 host Russia is ready as well and the month-long extravaganza is coming to enthrall the fans and after one month of some amazing footballing action, one nation and one team will become the champion of the world. We can’t wait for enough for the start of the tournament. Let’s keep counting the days and for all other info, we have got you covered.

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