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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 (Today). It will be played for a period of 30 days before the final takes place on 15th of July, 2018. Catch all the latest actions and watch the live streaming of all matches on official mobile apps and broadcasting channels.

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.

The Football fans are eagerly waiting for FIFA 2018. Now you can catch the latest actions of every match online through mobile apps. There are some apps which will help you in this like FotMob, Forza, and OneFootball. These apps will give you instant notifications about the goals and other important happenings. You can check the live scores, match highlights, players profile, highest paid soccer players, earnings, world ranking, net worth, and many more. If you like to prefer website then you can catch the match on ESPN and Goal. These sites provide you play by play updates of your desired match. Hopefully, these apps and sites will assist you to grab your latest updates about these matches.

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
Russia 2 2 0 0 8 1 7 6
Egypt 2 0 2 0 1 4 -3 0
Uruguay 2 2 0 0 2 0 2 6
Saudi Arabia 2 0 2 0 0 6 -6 0
June 14, Thursday Russia vs. Saudi Arabia 10AM (ET) Luzhniki Stadium (Moscow)
June 15, Friday Egypt vs. Uruguay 7AM (ET) Ekaterinburg Arena
June 19, Tuesday Russia vs. Egypt 1PM (ET) Saint Petersburg Stadium
June 20, Wednesday Uruguay vs. Saudi Arabia 10AM (ET) Rostov Arena
June 25, Monday Uruguay vs. Russia 9AM (ET) Samara Arena
June 25, Monday Saudi Arabia vs. Egypt 9AM (ET) Volgograd Arena
Group B
Portugal 2 1 0 1 4 3 1 4
Spain 2 1 0 1 4 3 1 4
Morocco 2 0 2 0 0 2 -2 0
Iran 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 3
June 15, Friday Morocco vs. Iran 10AM (ET) Saint Petersburg Stadium
June 15, Friday Portugal vs. Spain 1PM (ET) Fisht Stadium (Sochi)
June 20, Wednesday Portugal vs. Morocco 7AM (ET) Luzhniki Stadium (Moscow)
June 20, Wednesday Iran vs. Spain 1PM (ET) Kazan Arena
June 25, Monday Spain vs. Morocco 1PM (ET) Kaliningrad Stadium
June 25, Monday Iran vs. Portugal 1PM(ET) Mordovia Arena (Saransk)
Group C
France 2 2 0 0 3 1 2 6
Australia 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 1
Peru 2 0 2 0 0 2 -2 0
Denmark 2 1 0 1 2 1 1 4
June 16, Saturday France vs. Australia 5AM (ET) Kazan Arena
June 16, Saturday Peru vs. Denmark 11AM (ET) Mordovia Arena (Saransk)
June 21, Tuesday France vs. Peru 7AM (ET) Ekaterinburg Arena
June 21, Tuesday Denmark vs. Australia 10AM (ET) Samara Arena
June 26, Thursday Denmark vs. France 9AM (ET) Luzhniki Stadium (Moscow)
June 26, Thursday Australia vs. Peru 9AM (ET) Fisht Stadium (Sochi)
Group D
Argentina 2 0 1 1 1 4 -3 1
Iceland 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 1
Croatia 2 2 0 0 5 0 5 6
Nigeria 2 1 1 0 2 2 0 3
June 16, Saturday Argentina vs. Iceland 8AM (ET) Spartak Stadium (Moscow)
June 16, Saturday Croatia vs. Nigeria 2PM (ET) Kaliningrad Stadium
June 21, Thursday Argentina vs. Croatia 1PM (ET) Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
June 22, Friday Nigeria vs. Iceland 1AM (ET) Volgograd Arena
June 26, Tuesday Nigeria vs. Argentina 1PM (ET) Saint Petersburg Stadium
June 26, Tuesday Iceland vs. Croatia 1PM (ET) Rostov Arena
Group E
Brazil 2 1 0 1 3 1 2 4
Switzerland 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1
Costa Rica 2 0 2 0 0 3 -3 0
Serbia 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
June 17, Sunday Costa Rica vs. Serbia 7AM (ET) Samara Arena
June 17, Sunday Brazil vs. Switzerland 1PM (ET) Rostov Arena
June 22, Friday Brazil vs. Costa Rica 7AM (ET) Saint Petersburg Stadium
June 22, Friday Serbia vs. Switzerland 1PM (ET) Kaliningrad Stadium
June 27, Wednesday Serbia vs. Brazil 1PM (ET) Spartak Stadium (Moscow)
June 27, Wednesday Switzerland vs. Costa Rica 1PM (ET) Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
Group F
Germany 1 0 1 0 0 1 -1 0
Mexico 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
Sweden 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
South Korea 1 0 1 0 0 1 -1 0
June 17, Sunday Germany vs. Mexico 10AM (ET) Luzhniki Stadium (Moscow)
June 18, Monday Sweden vs. South Korea 7AM (ET) Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
June 23, Saturday Germany vs. Sweden 10AM (ET) Fisht Stadium (Sochi)
June 23, Saturday South Korea vs. Mexico 1PM (ET) Rostov Arena
June 27, Wednesday South Korea vs. Germany 9AM (ET) Kazan Arena
June 27, Wednesday Mexico vs. Sweden 9AM (ET) Ekaterinburg Arena
Group G
Belgium 1 1 0 0 3 0 3 3
Panama 1 0 1 0 0 3 -3 0
Tunisia 1 0 1 0 1 2 -1 0
England 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 3
June 18, Monday Belgium vs. Panama 10AM (ET) Fisht Stadium (Sochi)
June 18, Monday Tunisia vs. England 1PM (ET) Volgograd Arena
June 23, Saturday Belgium vs. Tunisia 7AM (ET) Spartak Stadium (Moscow)
 June 24, Sunday England vs. Panama 7AM (ET) Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
June 28, Thursday England vs. Belgium 1PM (ET) Kaliningrad Stadium
June 28, Thursday Panama vs. Tunisia 1PM (ET) Mordovia Arena (Saransk)
Group H
Poland 1 0 1 0 1 2 -1 0
Senegal 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 3
Colombia 1 0 1 0 1 2 -1 0
Japan 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 3
June 19, Tuesday Poland vs. Senegal 7AM (ET) Spartak Stadium (Moscow)
June 19, Tuesday Colombia vs. Japan 10AM (ET) Mordovia Arena (Saransk)
June 24, Sunday Japan vs. Senegal 10AM (ET) Ekaterinburg Arena
June 24, Sunday Poland vs. Colombia 1PM (ET) Kazan Arena
June 28, Thursday Japan vs. Poland 9AM (ET) Volgograd Arena
June 28, Thursday Senegal vs. Colombia 9AM (ET) Samara Arena
Round of 16
June 30, Saturday 1C vs. 2D 9AM (ET) Kazan Arena
June 30, Saturday 1A vs. 2B 1PM (ET) Fisht Stadium (Sochi)
July 1, Sunday 1B vs. 2A 9AM (ET) Luzhniki Stadium (Moscow)
July 1, Sunday 1D vs. 2C 1PM (ET) Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
July 2, Monday 1E vs. 2F 9AM (ET) Samara Arena
July 2, Monday 1G vs. 2H 1PM (ET) Rostov Arena
July 3, Tuesday 1F vs. 2E 9AM (ET) Saint Petersburg Stadium
July 3, Tuesday 1H vs. 2G 1PM (ET) Spartak Stadium (Moscow)

Match Date list of tQuarterfinals

July 6, Friday 1A/2B vs. 1C/2D 9AM (ET) Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
July 6, Friday 1E/2F vs. 1G/2H 1PM (ET) Kazan Arena
July 7, Saturday 1F/2E vs. 1H/2G 9AM (ET) Samara Arena
July 7, Saturday 1B/2DateA vs. 1D/2C 1PM (ET) Fisht Stadium (Sochi)

Final Match Date list of Semifinals

July 10, Tuesday 1A/2B/1C/2D vs. 1E/2F/1G/2H 1PM (ET) Saint Petersburg Stadium
July 11, Wednesday 1F/2E/1H/2G vs. 1B/2A/1D/2C 1PM (ET) Luzhniki Stadium (Moscow)

Match Date for Third-Place

July 14, Saturday 3rd Place Match 9AM (ET) Saint Petersburg Stadium

FIFA 2018 Finals

July 15, Sunday World Cup Final 10AM (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

Country 2018 FIFA World Cup TV Broadcasting Rights
 Albania RTSH
 Argentina DirecTV, TyC Sports
 Armenia ARMTV
 Australia SBS, Optus Sport
 Austria ORF
 Azerbaijan İTV
 Bahamas ZNS, DirecTV
 Belarus BTRC
 Belgium VRT, RTBF
 Bolivia Unitel, Red Uno, DirecTV
 Bosnia and Herzegovina BHRT
 Brazil Globo, SporTV, FOX Sports
 Brunei Astro
 Bulgaria BNT
 Canada CTV, RDS, TSN
 Chile Canal 13, TVN, Mega, DirecTV
 China CCTV
 Colombia Caracol TV, RCN TV, DirecTV
 Costa Rica Teletica, Sky, Movistar
 Croatia HRT
 Cyprus CyBC
 Czech Republic ČT
 Denmark DR, TV 2
 Dominica Sky, DirecTV
 Ecuador RTS, DirecTV
 El Salvador TCS, Sky
 Estonia ERR
 Faroe Islands DR
 France TF1, beIN Sports
 Germany ARD, ZDF
 Georgia GPB
 Greenland DR, TV 2
 Guatemala TV Azteca, Tigo Sports, Sky, Movistar
 Honduras TVC, Sky, Movistar
 Hong Kong LeSports
 Hungary MTVA
 Iceland RÚV
 Ireland RTÉ
 Israel KAN
 Jamaica TVJ, DirecTV
 Kosovo RTK
 Latvia LTV
 Liechtenstein SRG SSR
 Lithuania LRT
 Malaysia Astro
 Malta PBS
 Mexico Televisa, TV Azteca
 Moldova TRM
 Montenegro RTCG
 Myanmar Sky Net
 Netherlands NOS
 New Zealand Sky Sport
 Nicaragua Ratensa, Sky
 Norway NRK, TV 2
 Panama Corporación Medcom, Televisora Nacional, Sky
 Paraguay TyC, DirecTV
 Peru Latina, DirecTV
 Philippines ABS-CBN
 Poland TVP
 Portugal RTP
 Romania TVR
 Russia Match TV
 Serbia RTS
 Slovenia RTVSLO
 South Africa SABC, SuperSport
 South Korea SBS
 Suriname SCCN, DirecTV
 Sweden SVT, TV4
  Switzerland SRG SSR
 Trinidad & Tobago CNC3, DirecTV
 Turkey TRT
 Ukraine UA:PBC
 United Kingdom BBC, ITV
 United States FOX, Telemundo
 Uruguay Monte Carlo, Canal 10, Teledoce, TyC, DirecTV
 Venezuela Venevisión, DirecTV

The Official Radio Coverage for the matches

Nation/Territory 2018 FIFA World Cup Radio Broadcasting Rights
 Albania RTSH
 Australia SBS
 Austria ORF
 Belarus BTRC
 Belgium VRT, RTBF
 Bosnia and Herzegovina BHRT
 Brazil Rádio Bandeirantes, Rádio Gaúcha, Rádio Itatiaia, Rádio Jovem Pan, Rádio Verdes Mares, Sistema Globo de Rádio, Super Rádio Tupi
 Bulgaria BNR
 Chile ADN Radio, Radio Bio-Bio, Radio Cooperativa, UCV Radio
 Colombia Blu Radio, Caracol Radio, RCN Radio
 Costa Rica Radio Columbia, Radio Monumental, Teletica Radio
 Croatia HRT
 Cyprus CyBC
 Denmark DR
 Estonia ERR
 France Europe 1, RTL, Radio France, RMC
 Finland Yle
 Georgia GPB
 Germany ARD
 Iceland RÚV
 Ireland RTÉ
 Israel KAN
 Jamaica RJR 94 FM
 Kosovo RTK
 Liechtenstein SRG SSR
 Lithuania LT
 Macedonia MRT
 Moldova TeleRadio-Moldova
 Montenegro RTCG
 Netherlands NOS
 Norway NRK
 Portugal RTP
 Serbia RTS
 Slovenia RTVSLO
 South Africa SABC
 South Korea SBS
 Sweden SR
  Switzerland SRG SSR
 Turkey TRT
 Ukraine UA:PBC
 United Kingdom BBC
 United States Fútbol de Primera
 Uruguay Radio 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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