Stream the World Cup Final with a VPN
July 10th, 2018
After 62 matches and 161 goals, finally comes the time all the football fans around the globe have been waiting for. It has been almost a month since we witnessed the opening match between Russia and Saudia Arabia. Since then, millions of football fans around the world got to experience joy, excitement or even tears. It has been a wonderful journey and on Sunday, July 15th, 2018, France will face off against Croatia for the World Cup winner title. It is very hard to predict who will win as both of the teams had a very tough way to the final and have shown excellent skill during their matches. For all the football fans around the world, the final is not the only important event during the upcoming weekend. On Saturday, July 14th, we will also get to see Belgium face off against England for the bronze medal. Want to learn more on how to stream the final with the help VPN? We have prepared a guide for you so you can enjoy the final games without any interruptions.
Why use a VPN to watch the final of the World Cup?
With the final of the World Cup being hosted in Russia this year, fans around the world are in a dizzy to make sure they're not missing a single moment. For most of us back home, our best shot is to watch the games on TV, or stream them online. But for those of us on the move, we can't always be sure to get the best HD streams in the language of our choice, and can't always connect to international TV stations from where we are.
Here's where a VPN comes in. Connecting to your VPN allows your device to "appear" to be in a country of your choice, giving you complete access to the streaming options and media services of that country.
Sitting in a cafe in Tokyo and want to watch the game in German? Switch to a German server.
Waiting for your flight back home from Dubai to London? Switch to a UK server and continue watching the game in English.
There are many of other benefits when it comes to watching the final of the World Cup with a VPN:
- You can hide your streaming activities from your ISP, who may be blocking unpaid streaming websites that aren't on your cable network.
- You can hide your streaming activites from advertisers and malicious parties, ensuring that certain flash run components on these websites do not leak your real location and browsing habits.
- You can always ensure to have an encrypted, stable connection to the internet, giving you a consistent streaming experience so you never miss a single shot.
- You can start watching a game on one device, and switch to another. If you're in a foreign country, you can connect to a location of your choice and watch a part of the game on mobile, and as soon as you're back to a room, connect your laptop to the same location and seamlessly transition from device to device.
How to watch the final of the World Cup using a VPN
- Click on "Get ZenMate" on https://zenmate.com.
- Once you've signed up and created your account, choose your preferred platform.
- If you're streaming within your browser, install ZenMate for Chrome, Firefox, or Opera.
- If you're streaming on mobile, download ZenMate's apps for iOS or Android.
- If you're using a streaming service as a desktop app, then ZenMate for Windows and Mac will keep your entire system encrypted and let your entire device location change.
- Once you have ZenMate, turn the apps on with one simple click, and choose your favourite location.
- That's it! Your device is protected and you'll appear to be in your chosen location. Stream the games using your favourite sites and stay safe!
If you're wondering where to stream the game
These are the list of official streaming partners for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia
|English – Australia||Optus Sport||Free trial|
|English – Australia||SBS||Free|
|English – Canada||CTV||Requires cable|
|English – Canada||TSN||Requires cable|
|English – U.S.||FOX Sports app
FOX Sports GO
|English – U.S.||Fubo TV||Free trial|
|English – UK||BBC||Free|
|English – UK||ITV||Free trial|
|French – Canada||RDS||Requires cable|
|French – France||TF1||Free|
|French – France||beIN Sports||Subscription required|
|German – Germany||ARD||Free|
|German – Germany||ZDF||Free|
|German – Germany||Sky Sport||Subscription required|
|German – Austria||ORF||Free|
|German – Switzerland||SRG SSR||Free|
|Portuguese – Portugal||RTP||Free|
|Portuguese – Portugal||SIC||Free|
|Portuguese – Brazil||Globo||Subscription required|
|Portuguese – Brazil||SporTV||Subscription required|
|Portuguese – Brazil||Fox Sports||Subscription required|
|Spanish – Argentina||TV Pública||Free|
|Spanish – Argentina||DirecTV||Subscription required|
|Spanish – Argentina||TyC Sports||Subscription required|
|Spanish – U.S.||Telemundo||Requires cable|
|Spanish – Spain||Mediaset España Telecinco||Free|
|Spanish – Spain||Mediaset España Cuatro||Free|
|Arabic||beIN Sports||Subscription required|
|Bengali||Nagorik TV||Subscription required|
|Hindi||Sony Pictures Networks||Subscription required|
Final and third place play-off World Cup 2018 fixtures
Ensure you never miss a single moment during the World Cup.
July 14: England v Belgium (Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg)
July 15: France v Croatia (Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow)