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Here is your comprehensive guide on how to watch the FIFA World Cup in China. 

Where to watch 2022 World Cup In China

You can watch all of the matches of the FIFA World Cup 2022 via CCTV and Migu TV in China. Below is a comprehensive detail about how to watch the World Cup in China via these streaming networks.


As the name implies, China Central Television (CCTV) is a state-run TV network in China. CCTV is a network of multiple channels. It airs a variety of programs, including the live coverage of the World Cup 2022 in China. The network is available in six languages and is the licensed home of FIFA live streaming in China. You can watch the Men’s Football Tournament 2022 either via CCTV 5 (Sports Channel) or via its official website. You can also stream to CCTV 5+ since it broadcasts sports in HD. 

FIFA World cup on Migu TV

It is another place for watching the FIFA World Cup this time. It is a completely free application to watch your favorite matches. Unlike other free streaming services, Migu TV does not impose any limits on your viewing time and does not show any advertisements. Thus, now you do not have to pay heavy subscription bills to keep up with the action during the World Cup.

However, you cannot stream live matches via its free plan. If you want to watch the FIFA World Cup in China you’ll need to upgrade to the VIP plan, which costs 18 CNY per month. The conversion of 18 CNY to USD is $2.64.

You can download the application via the Play Store. Besides, you can also get a link to the app via its official website. Visit its official website and just tap the green “Continue To App” button to begin downloading Migu TV to your Android smartphone.

How to Watch CCTV and Migu TV Outside China and Taiwan?

If you live in China or Taiwan, you can access CCTV or Migu without any limitations or restrictions. However, if you live outside China or Taiwan and want to watch FIFA World Cup 2022 on CCTV or Migu TV, you just need a VPN.

With a VPN, you can instantly change your location to China or Taiwan. Once connected to the VPN, you can watch all FIFA World Cup 2022 matches live online for free.

Here is how you can watch FIFA World Cup 2022 with a VPN in China or Taiwan.

  • Sign up for a VPN
  • Install VPN on your streaming device.
  • Connect to a server in China or Taiwan.
  • Visit CCTV or Migu TV and start streaming FIFA World Cup 2022.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is CCTV China free?

CCTV-1 (China Central Television) is the People’s Republic of China’s main free-to-air terrestrial television station.

How can I watch CCTV 5 outside China?

CCTV is subjected to geo-restriction, and you cannot access it outside of China. However, you can unblock it via a virtual private network. 

Is Migu TV available on the Apple App Store?

No, Migu TV is only available on the Google Play Store. You can download it on iOS via its official website. 

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