FIFA launches FIFA+ to bring free football entertainment to fans worldwide
Over 40,000 matches from across the world will be livestreamed on the platform by the end of 2022.
FIFA has announced the launch of FIFA+, a new digital platform for football fans from all over the world to enjoy football entertainment for free.
Launched on Apr 12, FIFA+ will give users access to live domestic league games worldwide, as well as FIFA+ exclusive World Cup archive and original content, featuring stories from the men’s and women’s games and much more.
From the launch, up to 1,400 games to be livestreamed each month and fans can expect the number of matches to rapidly increase.
By the end of 2022, over 40,000 matches will be streamed on FIFA+, made up of over 29,000 men’s matches and over 11,000 women’s matches.
Fans also have access to the FIFA+ archive, where for the first time, FIFA’s archive of more than 2,500 World Cup videos dating as far back as 1950 will be available for fans to watch.
The archive will contain more than 2,000 hours of content from both men’s and women’s World Cup matches through the years, with many more to come throughout the year.
Original content will also come to FIFA+ in the form of FIFA+ Originals, which will feature full-length documentaries, docuseries, talk shows and shorts which will tell stories from local grassroots to national teams and footballing heroes from more than 40 countries.
A handful of stories are already available for fans to watch on FIFA+, including titles such as Ronaldinho: The Happiest Man in the World, Dani Crazy Dream featuring the world’s most decorated footballer Dani Alves, and the first season of Academies featuring Belgian league side RSC Anderlecht.
FIFA+ is accessible across all web and mobile devices, and will soon be available across a range of connected devices.