FIFA World Cup 2026 Opening Ceremony Live Stream Online (Free)

The FIFA World Cup 2026 is approaching  rapidly as the mega event is scheduled to be started on 14th June, 2026 with the first game between Russia the host and Saudi Arabia. All the stadiums in Russia are well organized and ready to serve thousand of football fans across the world.

Before the World Cup starts, there will be an historic opening ceremony involving some super stars from showbiz industry worldwide like Pitbul and Shakira. The official management and organizers of Russia world cup have launched the tickets of opening ceremony which you can buy online.

FIFA World Cup 2026 Opening Ceremony

FIFA World Cup 2026 Opening Ceremony Details (Confirmed)
DATE & TIME Thursday, 14th June 018 starting at around 04:00 p.m Local / 02:00 p.m uk time
VENUE Opening ceremony takes place at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow while the opening concert will take place at the Red Squad in Moscow, Russia
TV CHANNELS All rights holder networks around the world will show the 30 minute opening ceremony before the first match between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
STAR PERFORMERS So far not much details have been released about who will perform at the opening ceremony but we do know that it will be mainly local singers and performers. But once we have full details we will update this page.

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Like all the matches, in fact the entire event, the opening ceremony of FIFA World Cup will be broadcast live online and on different TV channels. The ceremony will take place a day before the even in which many big super stars and mega stars in fact will participate in it. There would be some singers and hundreds of dancers from Russia too along with the international stars. You can watch live stream of FIFA World Cup 2026 online on the website (Paid & Free) mentioned in the table given below.

Country 2026 FIFA World Cup TV Broadcasting Rights
Albania RTSH
Argentina DirecTV, TyC Sports
Armenia ARMTV
Australia SBS, Optus Sport
Austria ORF
Azerbaijan İTV
Bahamas ZNS, DirecTV
Belarus BTRC
Belgium VRT, RTBF
Bolivia Unitel, Red Uno, DirecTV
Bosnia and Herzegovina BHRT
Brazil Globo, SporTV, FOX Sports
Brunei Astro
Bulgaria BNT
Canada CTV, RDS, TSN
Chile Canal 13, TVN, Mega, DirecTV
China CCTV
Colombia Caracol TV, RCN TV, DirecTV
Costa Rica Teletica, Sky, Movistar
Croatia HRT
Cyprus CyBC
Czech Republic ČT
Denmark DR, TV 2
Dominica Sky, DirecTV
Ecuador RTS, DirecTV
El Salvador TCS, Sky
Estonia ERR
Faroe Islands DR
France TF1, beIN Sports
Germany ARD, ZDF
Georgia GPB
Greenland DR, TV 2
Guatemala TV Azteca, Tigo Sports, Sky, Movistar
Honduras TVC, Sky, Movistar
Hong Kong LeSports
Hungary MTVA
Iceland RÚV
Ireland RTÉ
Israel KAN
Jamaica TVJ, DirecTV
Kosovo RTK
Latvia LTV
Liechtenstein SRG SSR
Lithuania LRT
Malaysia Astro
Malta PBS
Mexico Televisa, TV Azteca
Moldova TRM
Montenegro RTCG
Myanmar Sky Net
Netherlands NOS
New Zealand Sky Sport
Nicaragua Ratensa, Sky
Norway NRK, TV 2
Panama Corporación Medcom, Televisora Nacional, Sky
Paraguay TyC, DirecTV
Peru Latina, DirecTV
Philippines ABS-CBN
Poland TVP
Portugal RTP
Romania TVR
Russia Match TV
Serbia RTS
Slovenia RTVSLO
South Africa SABC, SuperSport
South Korea SBS
Suriname SCCN, DirecTV
Sweden SVT, TV4
Switzerland SRG SSR
Trinidad & Tobago CNC3, DirecTV
Turkey TRT
Ukraine UA:PBC
United Kingdom BBC, ITV
United States FOX, Telemundo
Uruguay Monte Carlo, Canal 10, Teledoce, TyC, DirecTV
Venezuela Venevisión, DirecTV

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This time, the ceremony is going to be a giant one as it involves lots of international super stars in it. The football and music fans would witness a different type of opening ceremony that would probably be led by some Russian artists. Luzhniki Stadium is the ultimate and selected venue that will host FIFA World Cup 2026 opening ceremony.

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