So are you ready? Russia 2018 is officially here. The opening ceremony is done and dusted, the teams are in their kit and nobody has managed to sack their manager in the last 24 hours. Russia vs Saudi Arabia marks the start of the FIFA World Cup and we can tell you how to live stream every minute of Russia vs Saudi Arabia online and absolutely free.
Probably two of the worst teams in the tournament, a lot actually rides on this first match of the World Cup. A win for either team would mean a great opportunity to finish in the top two of group A, where Uruguay and Egypt are probably slim favorites to progress to the knockout stages.
Russia vs Saudi Arabia may not be shaping up as a classic, but the audience for the World Cup curtain raiser will be watched by millions of people around the world. So if you're intending to be among that number wanting to watch Russia vs Saudi Arabia, we'll tell you how to get a free live stream – even if it isn't being shown in your country.
To see how to live stream every game at this year's tournament, head to our World Cup 2018 live stream guide.
Use a VPN to watch the World Cup 2018 from anywhere for FREE
You don't have to miss a single minute of World Cup soccer – even if the country where you are isn't broadcasting certain games. Because every second of action is being shown somewhere (the UK, for example, is televising every game for free – see below), you can simply use a VPN to login to a region that is broadcasting the game. And it's really easy to do:
How to stream Russia vs Saudi Arabia live in the UK
How to watch Russia vs Saudi Arabia: US live stream
How to watch Russia vs Saudi Arabia: Canada live stream
How to watch Russia vs Saudi Arabia: Australia live stream
How to watch Russia vs Saudi Arabia: New Zealand live stream
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