Get a kick out of live matches
You can watch live World Cup matches at bars, eateries and even community centres which will be screening them
Published on Jun 13, 2014 1:40 PM
Football fever is upon us - so where do you catch the Fifa World Cup if you baulk at shelling out more than $100 to subscribe to cable broadcast?
More than 10 bars, 40 community centres and 38 McDonald's outlets will screen World Cup matches this year. The international tournament kicked off at 4am this morning with a match between hosts Brazil and Croatia. Sixty-three more games will be played, culminating in the final on Sunday, July 13.
About 250,000 people are expected to attend World Cup screenings at community centres alone, which experienced packed halls during their screenings of the last World Cup in 2010.
Grassroots organisations have also arranged raffles, half-time quizzes, flea markets and photo booths to further entertain dedicated fans during the games.
To continue reading, log in if you are a subscriber
Enjoy 2 weeks of unlimited digital access to The Straits Times. Get your free access now!