How to Watch the World Cup Online without Cable

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The World Cup is the ultimate in soccer. Governed by FIFA, this competition brings together teams all across the country battling it out to be the last team standing. The World Cup has been around since 1930. 32 teams have won the right to be in the World Cup, but only one team can be the winner. Keep reading to learn how to watch the World Cup online!

You can watch the World Cup stream on multiple channels. FOX, FS1, and FS2 hold the rights where English-speaking channels are concerned. If you speak Spanish, you can watch the World Cup live stream on Telemundo and NBC Universo. This guide will tell you what you need to know to watch the World Cup without cable!

 

Watch the World Cup Online on DIRECTV NOW

DIRECTV NOW price

You can watch the World Cup online using DIRECTV NOW. Choose a package from $35 to $70 a month. Channels you can receive will include FS1 and FS2, ESPN, AMC, National Geographic, USA, BBC America, Syfy, ESPN2, Telemundo, FX, NBCSN, TCM, Bravo, and WE tv. Local channels, like FOX, NBC, and NBC Universo, may also be available in live stream, depending on where you live, or on-demand. Watch DIRECTV NOW content streaming devices like the Roku, mobile devices, Chromecast, and your favorite web browser. You can also log in to FOX Sports Go to watch content live!

DIRECTV NOW offers a free week trial, which might just be your way to watch World Cup coverage for free. The DIRECTV NOW review has a list of all of the streaming devices you can use to stream DIRECTV NOW content, and more!

 

Watch the World Cup Stream on fuboTV

The World Cup can be streamed using fuboTV. Watch on local channels like NBC, NBC Universo, and FOX, in live stream (limited to certain cities) and on demand. Pay $35 a month for the base package and receive a channel lineup that includes Telemundo, Eleven Sports, A&E, Sprout, Fusion, The Weather Channel, FS2, HGTV, Bravo, NBCSN, CNBC, Olympic Channel, FOX regional sports channels, FS1, and other popular networks. Stream fuboTV content on Apple TV, web browsers, mobile devices, Roku, Chromecast, android TV, and Amazon Fire devices. FOX Sports Go is also a way to stream live! Record games using the fuboTV cloud-based DVR. Local channels like FOX, NBC, and NBC Universo are available on demand, or occasionally in live stream depending on where you live.

Watch the World Cup online free using the fuboTV free week trial. We have a comprehensive fuboTV review that offers even more details on the service and how to watch.

 

Watch the World Cup Live Stream on Sling TV

Sling TV Review

You’ll want the Sling Blue package if you want to watch the World Cup live stream with Sling TV. The cost is $25 a month and you’ll receive 40 channels. Some of those channels include the FOX live stream, along with FS1, and FS2. While FOX is only available in select cities, you can use the FOX Sports app if you’re not in a live streaming area. Other channels include AMC, Bravo, FX, USA, Syfy, and more. Other channels can be added as long as you’re willing to pay a little bit more for your package. You can watch the World Cup online with Roku, Chromecast, Xbox, mobile devices, and more.

There’s a free one-week trial available and multiple special offers are also available if you remain a member. This means you’ll be able to watch the World Cup online free. You can learn more in our Sling TV review.

 

Watch the World Cup Streaming on PS Vue

Streaming the World Cup online is relatively easy with PlayStation Vue. You have the option of streaming on many popular devices, including but not limited to PS3 and PS4 gaming devices, Apple TV, mobile devices, and more! To get the chance, sign up for one of four different packages, which cost between $40-$75 every month. You will have a lineup that includes FS1, Science, Disney Channel, NBCSN, USA, Food Network, Telemundo, FS2, ESPN, Disney XD, Cartoon Network, TNT, and ESPN2. Local channels are available in live stream and on demand, depending on where you live. Vue offers select channels like NBC, FOX, and NBC Universo. The service also offers 28 days of storage using the Vue cloud-based DVR.

Our PlayStation Vue review can provide further information on this service, including how you may be able to watch the World Cup online free, during the free 5-day trial.

That’s all there is to watching the World Cup streaming online! Any questions can go in the comments or you can stop by our main sports streaming guide for more details on all kinds of sports action!

Ashtyn Evans

Ashtyn Evans

Ashtyn Evans is a screenwriter and freelance writer from the Midwest. She owns nearly a thousand films on Amazon and holds streaming subscriptions to everything from HBO and Hulu to Showtime and Starz. Email her at ashtynevans@streamingobserver.com.
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