The FIFA World Cup 2014 draw live stream and televised event begins mid-day on Friday, Dec. 6, as soccer (football) fans around the world look to see the various teams and groups ahead of next year's tournament. The draw will take place in Brazil at Costa de Sauipe resort with a decision to be made on the 32 teams and which of the groups they’ll be assigned to. It’s set to be a major event with the televised and live stream World Cup draw coverage including entertainment performances and big stars on hand.
A report from I4U.com on Dec. 6 indicates that today's World Cup Final Draw will be televised in 193 countries, including the United States. The United States team will be among the 2014 FIFA World Cup participants, coached by Jürgen Klinsmann, so many fans of the team will look forward to this draw ahead of next year’s big event in Brazil. Other teams included in the draw will include Argentina, Germany, Belgium, Colombia, Spain, Switzerland and Uruguay. The 32 total teams will be among eight groups, assigned letters A-H. It’s a complicated process to assign the teams in the Final Draw, but fans will certainly want to watch from around the world to see where their teams are placed.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup begins in Brazil on Thursday, June 12, and wraps up on Sunday, July 13, 2014. There will be twelve total venues in twelve host cities, with televised coverage of the various games for the U.S. set to take place on ABC, ESPN and Univision. Among the favorites to win this year’s tournament are the host team Brazil, Spain, Germany, Argentina and Colombia, according to ESPN.com.
Friday’s World Cup Final Draw has a scheduled start time of 11:30 a.m. EST. U.S. television viewers can watch the event live on ESPN2 via cable or satellite. In addition, many cable and satellite companies provide WatchESPN online streaming access to their customers. Check here for more info on which cable and satellite companies participate in the WatchESPN broadband sports network.