How To Watch the 2014 FIFA World Cup

2014 FIFA World Cup

The FIFA World Cup is almost upon us, kicking off on June 12 in Brazil, so there’s no reason to miss it. If your home team has guaranteed a spot to compete for the World Cup title, you’ll surely want to tune in when your national home go up against the world’s best.

From 204 qualifiers, only 32 teams are qualified to participate in the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup. Brazil will be hosting the tournament from the June 12 to July 13 of this year. This will be the second time that Brazil was chosen as the venue for the World Cup games.

Since the 2014 FIFA World Cup will be held in Brazil, many are speculating another glorious victory for the hosting country. Brazil currently holds the record for the most World Cup championship won by a football team. It achieved its five championships in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002. Will Brazil be awarded the World Cup title again? One thing is for sure, the games are going to be tough and rough.

2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

The 32 football teams aiming for a championship title are as follows:

AFC Australia, Iran, Japan, South Korea
CAF Algeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria
CONCACAF Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, United States
CONMEBOL Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, Uruguay
UEFA Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Crotia, England, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Switzerland

Is your country’s team qualified for the upcoming football tournament? If so, you should support your team by watching them play.

Access Live Coverage from Streaming Services

If your local TV stations are not covering the FIFA World Cup games, you can use a VPN to watch the live games online at BBC or ITV and other free streaming services. You will need a VPN service that provides quality performance in terms of speed and anonymity features.

There are a bunch of VPN service providers out there but only a few deliver the speed suitable for watching programs or shows on streaming websites. Also, there are free and premium VPNs. But you’ll be better off with a premium VPN since free VPN services often have limited features.

In 2013 we posted a poll asking for which VPN service is the best when it comes to streaming. Here are the top three VPN services voted by our readers.


HideMyAss is the most successful VPN company to date. It operates 611+ VPN servers located in 75 different countries; many of these servers are located in countries where a World Cup team is competing. The service is also compatible with most devices. With an HMA subscription, users are treated to fast connection speeds and remarkable anonymity /security features.

Here’s our comprehensive review on HideMyAss.


VyprVPN is known for its superb speed. As Golden Frog (founder of VyprVON) own and manage its own VPN servers, the service is consistent in speed. During the tests we did on VyprVPN, we found that it has the most consistent and fast connection speed. VyprVPN would surely be very useful in streaming the World Cup games online.

Check out this VPN provider on this VyprVPN review.

OverPlay VPN

Overplay VPN is one of the most impressive VPN services and is mostly used to access sites like Netflix, Hulu, BBC, YouTube and other video streaming websites. Overplay VPN will deliver the speed necessary to watch the World Cup without buffering problems or slowdowns of any sort.

Learn more about this VPN service by reading this Overplay VPN review