third day of FIFA World Cup in Qatar!
after with England and the Netherlands, two of the “great” nations started the World Cup yesterday, it’s today Argentina with superstar Lionel Messi (35) in the row. The South Americans score in the first game of the Group C at 11 a.m. in Saudi Arabia. The match will be played in front of 80,000 spectators at the Lusail Iconic Stadium. BILD explains why you CANNOT see the game on free TV today.
It’s the last World Cup for one of the greatest footballers of all time. Lionel Messi, six-time world footballer, has already announced before the tournament in Qatar that it will be his last World Cup. “It’s a special moment, the last chance to fulfill my dream and our dream,” said La Pulga (Spanish: ‘La Puce’) before the start against Saudi Arabia.
And the South Americans, who won the Copa América last year, are among the big favorites for the World Cup title. The Argentines haven’t lost in 36 games. The last defeat dates back more than three (!) years. In July 2019, they lost 2-0 to arch-nemesis Brazil in the Copa America semi-finals.
How to watch Argentina vs Saudi Arabia live on TV
The opening of the World Cup in Group C between Argentina and Saudi Arabia is not broadcast today by ARD or ZDF and is therefore not on free tv have. The match will be broadcast live from 11 a.m. today exclusively on MagentaTV.
As the World Cup approaches, Telekom has secured the TV rights for all 64 World Cup matches. 48 of the 64 matches are free and will be broadcast on television by ARD or ZDF.
The meeting between Argentina and Saudi Arabia is one of the 16 matches that will be broadcast exclusively on MagentaTV. MagentaTV is Telekom’s paid streaming service. In order to be able to follow all the World Cup matches live and exclusively on television, you need a MagentaTV subscription, which costs around 10 euros per month.
If you don’t have a MagentaTV subscription, you can also play the game follow the ticker live on BILD.de.
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