It may be taking place in the winter months and in the Middle East for the first time in the tournament’s 92-year history, but the 2022 FIFA World Cup Final will be hosting some familiar faces. Billed as an established legend of the sport, Lionel Messi, coming up against a future all-time great, Argentina vs. France is a fitting conclusion to what has been a thrilling World Cup.
Four years ago, 3.6 billion people watched the 2018 World Cup, with 1.12 billion watching the final live. It’s a huge event, and even though Hungary didn’t attend, people across the nation will be tuning in. Here’s what to look out for in the big game and how to watch.
Few would dispute this match-up as being a worthy World Cup Final, and with both teams being so strong, even the Argentina vs. France odds only have a very marginal favorite. Argentina is narrowly behind at 10/11 to lift the cup, while France sits at 4/5 to come out of the tie on top.
A lot of punters are looking for the stars to shine, with a Bet Builder of Argentina to lift the cup, Messi and France’s star player to score anytime, and over 2.5 goals backed by over 1,200 people at 20.2/1 at the time of writing. For some tips on the day, the World Cup 2022 predictions page called both teams to win in the semi-finals.
However, the odds and predictions might swing out in favor of Argentina closer to kick-off. It has been revealed that a sickness kept Adrien Rabiot out of the Morocco game. While France did make it to the final without them, if the bug spreads, they could be without more starting XI players.
The FIFA World Cup Final is must-watch TV for football fans around the world, and this year, we’ll be treated to either seeing France become the first back-to-back winners since Brazil in 1962 or Lionel Messi get the ultimate prize in the sport. Either way, it’s going to be an intense game.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup Final will kick off at 16:00 CEST, taking place in the Lusail Stadium of Doha. The event will likely start about an hour earlier, with all of the fireworks and pageantry that go with staging such a colossal occasion.
To be part of the action, you’ll need to turn to MTVA’s sports channel, M4 Sports, on TV. It’s available for free via the national public channel, so you can watch it even if you don’t have premium cable TV. If you’re on the go or prefer to watch football on mobile, you can download the M4 Sport smartphone app. The live footage of the World Cup Final can also be streamed online via the M4 Sport website.
Regardless of if you’re watching on TV, smartphone, or computer, the World Cup Final is not to be missed, and in Hungary, you have the free M4 Sports offering to turn to for the live action.