How to watch the World Cup online

Major televised events are steadily migrating from traditional broadcast to online streaming. But that’s not always fast enough for eager audiences.

Take the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Where you can watch the tournament’s 64 matches is up to rights-holder Fox, and the media giant is nudging viewers toward its cable channels and paid app. Its free streaming app Tubi, meanwhile, will get the leftovers: on-demand replays.

But cable cord-cutters need not fear — there are plenty of places to find real-time coverage and stream full matches. From cable alternatives to social media, here’s where to watch starting Nov. 20.