Watching the games live and on your cell phone is possible at the 2018 World Cup thanks to the Globoplay and Globosat Play apps. Whether on the smartphone or the tablet, Grupo Globo’s vehicles exhibit the national team competition live, directly from Russia. The services also offer the best moments of the parties and special programs on the world.
The World Cup broadcast is free on Globoplay. For this, a quick registration is required. Pay TV customers can opt for Globosat Play to have live games in HD, special programs and excerpts from the games on SporTV. To access the platform, a subscriber login is required to unlock the World Cup content. In addition, it is important to know if your package includes SporTV channels.
Check out how to watch the World Cup games on iPhone (iOS), iPad and Android devices with the Globoplay and Globosat Play apps.
How to watch football games on your cell phone through Globo Play
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How to watch the World Cup matches live on Globoplay
Open the app on your smartphone. In the child content warning, touch «Got it.» If any game is in progress, it will be displayed in the central part of the screen, which brings the station’s online TV. To watch in real time, just touch the «Agora na Globo» button.
Action to launch the Globo Play application and watch the live program on the screen of the tablet or cell phone – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
The live exhibition of Globo’s programming is part of the simulcasting. It is present in some regions. The best moments section is reserved for subscribers to Globo’s digital package.
Finding World Cup programs
Step 1. On the home screen, tap the three bars icon in the upper left corner of the screen. Then, access the «Sports» option.
Action to view thematic programs in the Globo Play app – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 2. Touch a special program for the World Cup to see more details. That done, just touch the video thumbnail to watch.
Action to access and start a program about the World Cup on the Globo Play app – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 1. Launch Globosat Play on your phone. Touch the three bars icon in the upper left corner of the screen. Then touch «Channels»,
Action to see the channel list of the Globosat Play application – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 2. Touch the «SporTV» channel icon. At that moment, the live broadcast will be available on the screen. Tap «Now on SporTV» to watch.
Action to watch a World Cup game on your mobile phone using the Globosat Play application – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 3. The transmission starts on the screen and you can rotate the phone horizontally to watch it in full screen. Note that the transmission of the other two SporTV channels will be at the bottom of the screen. If you want to watch a game on another channel, tap on one of them to start the broadcast.
Action to watch World Cup matches live on mobile via SporTV channels on the Globosat Play app – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Programs about the 2018 World Cup on SporTV
Step 1. Go back to the SporTV home screen on Globosat Play and, next to «Watch whenever you want», tap the «View all» button. Touch the cover of one of the special programs for the World Cup to proceed.
Action to find special SporTV programs for the World Cup in the Globosat Play app – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 2. The screen displays the program’s episodes at the bottom of the screen. Touch one of them to start the replay broadcast.
Action to watch special SporTV programs for the World Cup on the Globosat Play app – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa