Qatar World Cup 2022 Live Streaming: FIFA TV & Global Broadcasting Issue
FIFA has launched ‘FIFA TV’ with five departments: media sales, broadcaster servicing, FIFA films, digital content team, and production team. Each department is responsible for FIFA’s media license and streaming service issues.
The media sales department is responsible for securing global visibility and exposing media rights to all. And this particular department is working to offer the international footballing audiences the best possible viewing experience of the Qatar World Cup 2022.
The global broadcasters have already reached a successful agreement with the FIFA broadcasting department. And they are hopeful for the highest standard broadcasting services for the upcoming event. The FIFA broadcasting department is aware of the broadcasters’ interest.
Global broadcasters have entered into meaningful negotiations with the FIFA Films Department for having access to FIFA archives. Therefore, the broadcasters are excited to offer the audiences exceptional audio-visual events and shows for the upcoming World Cup Football in 2022.
Now, the global audiences will enjoy the freedom of enjoying the World Cup on social channels: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Google+, etc. The FIFA digital content team passed terms & conditions with commercial stakeholders to produce digital live content on social media.
And finally, the host broadcast production department is working to ensure global broadcasters’ top-notch broadcasting signals. So, you can expect standard coverage of the upcoming World Cup Football Live.
World Cup Football Qualifying Countries So Far!
The main tournament, organized by FIFA every four years, gathers national teams from Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, North and Central America, the Caribbean, and Oceania.
The 29 countries, including Qatar (host), are proud qualifying countries so far. And the 12 UEFA (European), 4 CONMEBOL (South America), 5 AFC (Asian), 3 CONCACAF (North American), and 5 CAF (African) countries are on the qualifying list.
Let’s look at the countries that will fight for their excellence in the upcoming world mega event.
European Countries: England, Netherlands, Switzerland, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Serbia, Croatia, Belgium, France, Germany, and Denmark
Asian Countries: Qatar (host), South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Japan, and Iran
African Countries: Morocco, Ghana, Cameroon, Tunisia, and Senegal
South American Countries: Uruguay, Ecuador, Brazil, and Argentina
North American Countries: Mexico, Canada, and the United States of America
FIFA will fix the other three of the thirty-two nations in June. Let’s wait and see who are the lucky three. However, I hope your favorite nations are already on the qualifying list to combat for the golden trophy. Never miss!
5 Players to Watch
We are only a few months away from the FIFA World Cup 2022. The groups are already drawn, fixtures and schedules are set. The national team coaches are almost done scripting their plans for November in Qatar.
Here we provide an insight about 5 players to watch in this year’s World Cup, who have been incredible for their clubs and would have a terrific impact in the tournament.
1. Karim Benzema
After missing out the 2018 World Cup for France, Karim Benzema will definitely make his way into the squad for this time. The 34-year-old Real Madrid striker has been incredible this season. He will be the top contender for the Ballon d’Or this year.
Karim Benzema won the La Liga and Champions League for Real Madrid in season 2021-2022. He was the top scorer in both competitions. This Real Madrid goal-machine will be the key man for the defending champions France to score goals.
2. Darwin Nunez
Darwin Nunez will be a key attacker for Uruguay in this year’s World Cup. The 22-year-old young gun was excellent for Benfica last season. He scored 26 goals in 28 appearances in the Primeira League and scored another 6 goals in the Champions League. The English giants Liverpool have signed him for a €80m guaranteed transfer fee.
Nunez will be crucial alongside the veteran Luis Suarez to lead Uruguay to the Round of 16. Uruguay will compete against Portugal, Ghana, and Korea Republic in Group H.
3. Lautaro Martinez
The Albicelestes are unbeaten in 33 matches. They will be the top contenders for the 2022 World Cup and Lautaro Martinez will be the main striker for Argentina. The 24-year-old Inter striker will be a player to watch in Qatar, fulfilling the dream of Lionel Messi to lift the World Cup.
Lautaro Martinez was the 3rd highest scorer in Serie A last season, scoring 21 goals in 35 appearances for Inter.
Pedri is a fundamental name in Barcelona midfield as well as in Spain. He will be the key man for Spain in their World Cup dream in Qatar.
The 19-year-old young gun was crucial in Barcelona’s 15-match unbeaten run last season. He was awarded the Golden Boy award in 2021. We will see Pedri controlling the Spanish midfield and finding key passes in the FIFA World Cup 2022.
5. Kylian Mbappe
The 2018 World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe will undoubtedly be a player to watch for France. He will play a key role alongside Benzema in Qatar.
The 23-year-old PSG star was the top scorer in Ligue 1 last season, scoring 28 goals in 35 appearances. He scored another 6 goals in 8 appearances in the Champions League.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Venues
Al Thumama is a 40,000 seater stadium that will host 6 Group-Stage matches, a Round-of-16, and a Quarter-Final match. It will provide the setting for the World Cup opener between Senegal and the Netherlands on 21 November. Al Thumama Stadium resembles the ‘gahfiya’ – the traditional head-cap worn by men in the Arab world.
Khalifa International Stadium was originally built in 1976. It was renovated in 2017 for hosting the tournament. This venue will host 6 Group-Stage matches, a Round-of-16, and the Third-Place playoff match. England and Iran will face each other at Khalifa International Stadium on the opening day of the World Cup 2022.
Al Bayt Stadium is one of the more important venues in this year’s World Cup. It will host a Semi-Final match on 14 December. The structure of a huge tent of this stadium resembles “bayt al sha’ar” – the huge tent used by the nomadic peoples in Qatar. The host nation Qatar will play their opening match in this stadium.
Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium was built in 2003 and renovated in 2016 for the FIFA World Cup 2022. Bin Ali Stadium will host 7 matches, 6 group-stage matches and a round-of-16 match. USMNT will kick off their World Cup journey against Wales here.
Education City Stadium is among the world’s most environmentally sustainable stadiums. It will host 8 matches in total including 6 group-stage matches, a round-of-16 match, and a quarter-final match.
This stadium showcases a unique design as it is built with shipping containers. It is the first ever demountable stadium in the history of the World Cup. Stadium 974 will provide the venue for 7 matches in the tournament up to Round of 16.
This design of Al Janoub Stadium is inspired by sails of traditional Dhow boats. The boats were used by the pearl divers of Qatar. It will host 6 Group-Stage matches and a Round-of-16 match.