Football is very popular game of the world which is played in almost all of the countries of the world. There are various championships which are quite popular among people and are seen in almost all parts of the world. The other name of football is soccer which is used in modern language. The world cup tournament of football is liked by most of the people of the world. There are various types of game which are related with football like Canadian football, association football, Australian Rules football, American football, rugby union, rugby league and Gaelic football and all these unions are called football codes.
The football league was established in England from which it becomes the first of many professional competitions of football. The governing body of football is FIFA which stands for Federation of International Football Association. The governing body, FIFA organized football world cup which held after every four years. Before this, there is a qualifying round in which teams of about 200 countries participate and then 32 teams are selected for the football world cup. These teams played various rounds in the football world cup and then the top two teams play the final of the tournament which is watched by about 5 billion people around the globe.
Various countries have launched their own TV channels which broadcast football matches and competitions to their public. They telecast national and international sports events to provide enjoyment to their audience. Some of the popular TV channels which broadcast football match like SBS, CCTV, TF1, RTE, SKY Italia and RAI.
Various South Asian countries like Pakistan, Sri Lanka, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Maldives have also launched their own sports channels which telecast football matches and other sports events. European and African countries established their own sport channels which include RTP, SportTV, SIC, SABC, DS TV, Cautro, Digital+, SR, SVT, TV4, TRT, BBC, ITV, ABC, ESPN, Univision and NOS.
Football highlights and live streaming can be viewed at many websites. You can watch your favorite football match highlights online at those websites.