Lovers of the king of sports have different platforms to watch football online. We are talking about services like UEFA.TV that allows us to watch different sporting events. And now it is FIFA’s turn, which has just presented FIFA+, your own on-demand content platform so you can enjoy all kinds of content related to this sport for free.
As FIFA has declared through a press release, FIFA+ is a free and ad-supported OTT that will be focused on the world of football, offering all kinds of content, from matches to documentaries. «FIFA+ offers live matches from leagues around the world, match statistics, the most comprehensive international football archive, premium original content, exciting stories from around the globe and much more.”
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FIFA + already has some content that you should not miss
With the largest football archive, FIFA+ It has 20,000 hours of playback through the 2,500 videos that are already available, although FIFA has promised that it will add new content.
In the purest Netflix style, FIFA+ will offer original productions, with documentaries, talk shows and much more, as well as featuring iconic players such as Ronaldinho, Dani Alves, Ronaldo Nazário, Romelu Lukaku, Lucy Bronze and Carli Lloyd.
Undoubtedly, one of the great attractions of FIFA+ comes with the possibility of watching the documentary The happiest man on the planet, where he breaks down the life of Ronaldinho Gaúcho, the great genius of this sport.
“FIFA+ represents the next step towards our vision of making football truly global and inclusive, and supports FIFA’s core mission of expanding and developing football globally.» said Gianni Infantino, president of FIFA. «This project represents a cultural shift in how different types of football fans can connect with and learn more about the sport, and is a key part of my Vision 2020-2023. It will accelerate the democratization of football and we are delighted to share it with the public.”
On the other handFIFA+ will also offer live matches from 100 different federations, including youth, male and female categories. In the press release they promise to broadcast 1400 games per month, a figure that will increase over time.
How FIFA+ works
At the moment, FIFA+ is available through the web version, to which you can access through this linkor by downloading the mobile application available in the Google Play application store or App Store, so you will have no problem downloading it to your phone.
We couldn’t find the FIFA+ app on our Android TV media player, so it seems that at the moment it will not be available. In addition, in the press release they have not indicated anything about it, so at first we will have to settle for the version for mobile devices, in addition to the desktop version. We have downloaded the app on the mobile to see if it had integrated Chromecast, but it is not. For now, if you want to watch FIFA+ on your TV, you’ll have to be patient.
We have been testing both the desktop version and the mobile app and the truth is that it works quite well. It has a simple and intuitive designalong with an interface that reminds us of other platforms like fuboTV or Pluto TV.
Perfect for soccer lovers
FIFA+ offers all kinds of content so that lovers of the beautiful game can watch football for free. And eye, what you can find pearls at the height of the 1982 World Cup final which was held in Spain and in which faced Italy vs Federal Republic of Germany.
As we have indicated before, FIFA+ allows you to watch all kinds of content to enjoy the best football for free, Although there are ads. The first is played at the beginning of each video you want to view, and if the content has an external duration, several more cuts will appear. In our tests, the advertising was related to the app itself, announcing the Ronaldinho documentary, to give an example.
In general, everything works well: loading times are correct, although they will depend on your Internet connection, with a multimedia player that has everything you need to offer a good user experience. Yes indeed, the vast majority of content is in English, although there are subtitles in Spanish.
Highlight its News section, where you can find out about the latest news on the king of sports. You can also find a section called Match Central that will allow you to see the next sporting events of all competitions. At the moment only the Champions League works, but it has filters for all the leagues, so this section will be completed later.
In general terms, FIFA + still has a long way to go to offer everything it promises, but it has only been operational for a couple of days, so it is just a matter of patience. Other than that, your player works really well and has some very interesting documentaries.
Not to mention that the most nostalgic can enjoy the most important matches in the history of football completely free of chargeso if you like this sport, don’t hesitate to install FIFA+ on your phone.