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Tuesday, April 12 2022 - 23:35
FIFA launches FIFA+ to bring free football entertainment to fans everywhere
ZURICH, April 12, 2022 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

FIFA+ delivers live domestic league games from around the globe, match stats, 
the greatest archive in international football, premium original content, 
immersive global storytelling, and much more.

Over 29,000 men's matches and over 11,000 women's matches will be streamed on 
FIFA+ in 2022, totalling over 40,000 matches.

The first slate of FIFA+ Originals will feature Ronaldinho, Dani Alves, Ronaldo 
Nazário, Romelu Lukaku, Lucy Bronze and Carli Lloyd, among others.

FIFA is excited to announce the launch of FIFA+ 
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connect football fans across the globe more deeply with the game they love, for 

Launching today, FIFA+ will provide access to live football matches from every 
corner of the world, interactive games, news, tournament information, 
ground-breaking, unrivalled video content delivering truly global storytelling 
around the men's and women's game and much more.  FIFA is the first sports 
federation ever to offer such an extensive streaming and content experience to 
its fans.

"FIFA+ represents the next step in our vision to make football truly global and 
inclusive, and it underpins FIFA's core mission of expanding and developing 
football globally," said FIFA President Gianni Infantino. "This project 
represents a cultural shift in the way different types of football fans want to 
connect with and explore the global game and has been a fundamental part of my 
Vision 2020-2023. It will accelerate the democratisation of football and we are 
delighted to share it with fans."

All the action, on and off the pitch

Live Matches:  

By the end of 2022, FIFA+ will be streaming the equivalent of 40,000 live games 
per year from 100 Member Associations across all six confederations, including 
11,000 women's matches. FIFA+ offers live coverage from Europe's topflight 
leagues to previously unserved competitions from around the world in men's, 
women's and youth football.  From launch, 1,400 matches will be live streamed 
monthly on FIFA+, rising rapidly.

FIFA+ Archive:

Ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, FIFA+ will be home to every FIFA World 
Cup and FIFA Women's World Cup™ match ever recorded on camera, totalling more 
than 2,000 hours of archive content. For the first time ever, this entire 
archive will be available to fans. Fans will have the ability to watch 
full-match replays, highlights, goals and magical moments all in one place. The 
FIFA+ Archive will launch with more than 2,500 videos dating back to the 1950s, 
with many more to come throughout the year.

Match Centre, News and Gaming: 

The Match Centre will allow football fans to immerse themselves in rich 
football data across 400 men's competitions and 65 women's competitions. A 
daily feed of news from around the world of men's and women's football will 
also complement and offer additional updates. Throughout the year, fans will 
enjoy interactive games including votes, quizzes, fantasy games and predictors.

FIFA+ Originals:

FIFA+ will also provide unrivalled content delivering global storytelling 
around the men's and women's game. It will feature full-length documentaries, 
docuseries, talk shows and shorts - localised into 11 languages, telling 
stories from local grassroots to national teams and footballing heroes past and 
present from more than 40 countries.

The content on the FIFA+ platform will continue to grow and evolve in 2022, 
providing fresh, globally relevant as well as localised content across the year.

From launch, FIFA+ will bring the game to life through exclusive, world-class 
titles including:

Ronaldinho: The Happiest Man in the World - An exclusive, feature-length 
documentary offering extensive access to and never-seen-before archive of one 
of the most iconic players to have played the game. The 90-minute film directed 
by Stuart and Andrew Douglas, produced by Bernie Goldmann and by Simon Horsman 
and Jeffrey Soros of Los Angeles Media Fund, tells the unique story of the 
player's life, charting his rise from the streets of Brazil to becoming one of 
football's most loved players. Lionel Messi, Frank Rijkaard and Carles Puyol 
all feature and reveal what this FIFA Legend means to them.

Captains: Season 1 - A ground-breaking 8-part series from Fulwell 73 
(Sunderland 'Til I Die, All or Nothing: Juventus) following six captains as 
they lead their countries through qualification for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 
2022™. The series, which will explore each individual's leadership traits, 
features Luka Modriæ (Croatia), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon), Brian Kaltak 
(Vanuatu), Andre Blake (Jamaica), Hassan Maatouk (Lebanon) and Thiago Silva 

Croatia: Defining a Nation - This original feature-length documentary tells the 
story of how football unites and binds this nation and a group of friends who 
reached global recognition against the backdrop of the most extreme adversity. 
They each became legends and painted their country across the world. From 
acclaimed director Louis Myles (Kaiser: The Greatest Footballer Never to Play 
Football, Liverpool FC: The 30-Year Wait).

HD Cutz - An original 8-part docuseries with barber to the stars Sheldon 
Edwards talking food, fashion, music and, sometimes, football. Featuring the 
likes of Paul Pogba and Antonio Rüdiger, produced by MOTIF Pictures and Fever 
Dani Crazy Dream - An all-access 6 x 30-minute documentary series featuring 
Dani Alves, the most decorated player in history as he tries to make it to the 
FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. Produced by Alves's own production company, 
Maracanã Media.

Golden Boot - An original 4 x 48-minute docuseries interviewing the greatest 
FIFA World Cup goalscorers, produced by Goalhanger Films (Wayne Rooney: The Man 
Behind the Goals). Episode 1 sees Gary Lineker sitting down with Brazilian 
great Ronaldo Nazário to rewatch the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

Icons - A 5 x 26-minute docuseries showcasing five of the biggest game-changers 
of the women's game: Wendie Renard, Lucy Bronze, Asisat Oshoala, Carli Lloyd 
and Sam Kerr telling their stories in their own words. Produced by Noah Media 
Group (14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible, Finding Jack Charlton).

Academies - The inside story of some of the greatest talent production lines in 
world football from Shoot the Company. Season 1 tells the story of RSC 
Anderlecht across 3 x 30-minute episodes.

From launch, FIFA+ 
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devices, and across a range of connected devices soon. It will be available in 
five language editions (English, French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish), with 
an additional six languages to follow in June of 2022.

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Contact:, +44 (0)207 413 3000

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