Italy failed to quality for FIFA World Cup 2022 which was a big surprise considering they are the defending European Champions. Even if Italy is not playing in the World Cup, Italian fans would still want to watch the tournament and Italy’s national TV network called “Rai” has the bought the exclusive rights for FIFA World Cup 2022 In Italy. Lets guide you through how to watch FIFA World Cup on raiplay for free.
Rai will broadcast every single World Cup match in Italy via their traditional TV channels and also through their online streaming platform called “RaiPlay.it”. Both sources are free for Italian residents. But RaiPlay.it world cup streams will be geo-blocked outside of Italy. But we have an 100% working guide to unlock RaiPlay streams from anywhere in the world for absolutely free.
Watching RaiPlay.it World Cup 2022 Coverage From Outside Italy:
Due to rights and licensing issues, RaiPlay.it streams are not available from outside Italy. But if you could change your IP address of the device you are using to Italy, you can easily access RailPlay streams in italian language.
Unlocking RaiPlay.it With VPN:
To change the IP address of your device (PC, Laptop, or even Mobiles) you will need an VPN account. VPN let you change ip address of your device. There are plenty of top quality VPN providers and we used ExpressVPN to unlock RaiPlay and it worked like a charm.
Here is what you have to do:
- Buy an VPN account with ExpressVPN
- Download ExpressVPN app or browser extension depending on the device you are using.
- Connect to Italy IP address in the VPN app.
- Once connected to Italy IP address, visit railplay.it and register an free account.
- Once your account is created, sign-in to the account.
- Now you have full access to RailPlay online channels, programmes. FIFA World Cup matches will be on Rai 1, 2 and 3. See the schedule which channel is showing the match and click on that channel stream.
TIP: You can change RaiPlay.it text from italy to English or any other language by right click in google chrome and clicking on translate. It will be easier for you to register the account at RaiPlay.
Below is visual illustration of how this whole setup will work. Starting with creating VPN account with ExpressVPN and Connecting to Italian IP Address.
We have produced the similar guides on watching FIFA World Cup in different countries where its coverage is free. One of these is play-suisse fifa world cup streams where Italian language option is also available.