How can I watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 on TV and online? Are there any TV channels that will be broadcasting the World Cup matches? We are here with the latest news regarding the live broadcast of the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. Here is a list of places where you can watch it right now.
The most viewed sporting event in the world, the FIFA World Cup, will be taking place in 2022 for the first time since 1998. FIFA World Cup 2022 is going to take place in Qatar in November this year. The groups have all been drawn, the venues have been finalized, and the fixtures and schedules have already been finalized.
As a result of the extremely hot weather conditions in Qatar, the FIFA World Cup is being moved from June-July to November-December. As part of this grand event, the first match will be played on Monday, 21 November 2022, between Senegal and the Netherlands, which will be the opening match of the event. On Sunday, 18 December 2022, the tournament will come to a close with the Grand Final.
FIFA has already sold the broadcast rights of this massive event to TV channels in the UK, the USA, and 180 other regions worldwide in order to be able to broadcast the event.
What are the best ways to watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 in the USA?
There will be live coverage of the FIFA World Cup 2022 on Fox Sports in the United States. There has been a deal announced by FoxSports to broadcast the Qatar World Cup 2022 in the English language.
As a result, Fox Sports will be showing all the games of the World Cup in the USA if you’re a resident of this country. There will be a live broadcast of all 64 matches on Fox Sports during the tournament. A total of 35 matches will be aired on Fox, while 29 matches will be aired on FS1.
On FS1, 27 matches will be broadcast from the group stage and 2 matches will be broadcast from the round of 16. There will be a round of 16 matches on Sunday, 4 December 2022, which is the date for the semi-finals.
As for the remaining 35 matches, Fox will broadcast them. There will be 35 matches in total, including 21 games during the group stage (excluding Sunday), round-of-16 matches (excluding Sunday), quarter-finals, semi-finals, and finals.
There will be a live broadcast of all three group-stage matches for the USA on Fox. There will be the following schedule for them:
- USA vs. Wales – 2:00 pm ET on 21 November 2022
- USA vs. England – 2:00 pm ET on 25 November 2022
- USA vs. Iran – 2:00 pm ET on 29 November 2022
There will be a live broadcast on Fox on 21 November 2022 at 5:00 am ET of the opening match of the World Cup between Senegal and the Netherlands.
Fox Sports can only be viewed on a TV or other device if you have a cable connection, satellite connection, or a streaming plan. There are a number of streaming services where you can watch Fox Sports, such as fuboTV, Hulu, YouTube TV, and so on. Fox on streaming services can be enjoyed by subscribing to a subscription plan.
Fox and FS1 are also available via the Fox Sports streaming website or their FoxGo app for those who subscribe to Fox Sports through cable or satellite service. These services are available to all Fox Sports subscribers.
The Spanish-language broadcasting rights of the FIFA World Cup 2022 will be transmitted by Telemundo, a subsidiary of Televisa. The matches of the World Cup 2022 can be viewed via Telemundo if you live in the United States and are interested in watching the matches.
How to Watch FIFA World Cup in the UK?
There has been an agreement between the BBC and ITV to broadcast the FIFA World Cup in 2022 in the UK. ITV and BBC are the two broadcasters that will be showing all the matches of the Qatar World Cup 2022 if you’re from the UK.
There will be two channels broadcasting the matches, one for BBC and one for ITV. The BBC will broadcast 24 of the 48 matches that will take place in the group stage, while ITV will broadcast 24 matches. As of yet, no matches have been confirmed for the knock-out stages of the competition.
The opening match between Senegal and Netherlands will be broadcast at 10:00 am GMT by ITV on 21 November 2022. BBC One will show the following two matches of the day, England vs. Iran at 12:30 pm GMT and Qatar vs. Ecuador at 4:00 pm GMT, both of which will start at 1:00 pm GMT. At 7:00 p.m. GMT on ITV, the final match of the opening day will take place between the USA vs. Wales/Ukraine/Scotland.
BBC One will be broadcasting 2 of England’s group-stage matches, so if you want to watch them, tune into BBC One. One of England’s group-stage matches will be broadcast live by ITV.
- England vs. Iran on 21 November, at 1:00 pm GMT – BBC One
- England vs USA on 25 November, at 7:00 pm GMT – ITV
- England vs. Wales on 29 November, at 7:00 pm GMT – BBC One
Whether you prefer cable, satellite, or streaming services, you can enjoy BBC and ITV programming. When you subscribe to BBC and ITV, you will be able to access the BBC and ITV streaming services through BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub.
FIFA World Cup 2022 – How to watch it in your region:
We are going to take a look at where you can watch the live action of the World Cup 2022 from different parts of the world.
- Albania – RTSH
- Armenia – ARMTV
- Australia – SBS, Kayo Sports
- Austria – ORF
- Azerbaijan – iTV
- Belarus – BTRC
- Belgium – VRT, RTBF
- Bolivia – Unitel
- Bosnia and Herzegovina – BHRT
- Brazil – TV Globo, SporTV
- Bulgaria – BNT
- Canada – CTV, TSN, RDS
- Caribbean – SportsMax
- China – CCTV
- Costa Rica – Teletica
- Croatia – HRT
- Cyprus – CyBC
- Denmark – DR – TV 2
- Estonia – ERR
- Finland – Yle, MTV3
- France – TF1, beIN Sports
- Germany – ARD, ZDF, Deutsche Telekom
- Guatemala – TV Azteca, Tigo Sports
- Greece – ANT1
- Georgia – GPB
- Hong Kong – PCCW
- Hungary – MTVA
- Iceland – RÚV
- India – Viacom18, Sony Network
- Indonesia – RCTI, MNCTV, iNews
- Ireland – RTÉ
- Israel – IPBC
- Italy – RAI
- Japan – NHK General TV, Fuji Television, Nippon Television, Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, TV Asahi, TV Tokyo
- Kosovo – RTK
- Latvia – LTV
- Lithuania – LRT
- Luxembourg – RTL Group
- Malta – PBS
- México – Televisa, Sky México, TDN, TV Azteca
- Middle East – beIN Sports
- North Africa – beIN Sports
- Moldova – TRM
- Montenegro – RTCG
- The Netherlands – NOS
- New Zealand – Sky Sport
- North Macedonia – MRT
- Pakistan – PTV Sports
- Peru – Latina
- Poland – TVP
- Portugal – RTP
- Romania – TVR
- Russia – Perviy Kanal, VGTRK, Match TV
- Serbia – RTS
- Slovakia – RTVS
- Spain – Mediapro
- South Africa – SuperSport
- Sub Saharan Africa – SuperSport
- Sweden – SVT, TV4
- Switzerland – SRG SSR
- Turkey – TRT
- Ukraine – Suspilne
- The United Kingdom – BBC, ITV
- United States – Fox, Telemundo
FIFA has made sure to air the biggest football tournament in every corner of the planet. Hence, you can enjoy the most exciting tournament from anywhere in the world.