- Fanatiz is a streaming service dedicated to live soccer.
- It’s a great way to access BeIN Sports and TyC Sports, two must-have channels for soccer fans.
- Fanatiz costs just $7.99 a month.
- It also includes standalone packages for soccer fans following the sport in Italy and Brazil. Those are also $7.99 a month each.
Here’s everything you need to know about Fanatiz and how to watch soccer from Spain’s top league and beyond.
What is Fanatiz?
Price, features, channels
- Cost: $7.99 per month or $79 annually
- Fanatiz devices: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Chromecast, iOS and Android devices
Fanatiz is strictly a sports channel, featuring the programming on BeIn Sports, Gol TV, and TyC Sports. It gives you access to competitions like the CAF Confederations Cup, the Copa Libertadores, the Copa Sudamericana, and the Copa del Rey.
The Club Italia package gives subscribers access to RAI Italia and Serie A matches for $7.99 a month. So, if you want another top European soccer league where you’re getting your La Liga matches, Club Italia’s for you. (Or, you can order just the Club Italia package by itself, without access to Fanatiz’s main channels.)
And, if you’re a fan of soccer in Brazil, how about Brazil’s top-flight league? Fanatiz is serving up the Brasileirão, also for $7.99 a month. It can be an add-on or a standalone package.
Watch soccer on Fanatiz: La Liga, Serie A, South American soccer and more
Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, and Sevilla are among the top draws in Spain’s top league. The twice-a-season El Clasico between Barca and Real is one of the biggest matches in all of soccer. And, as fans of both teams know, the clubs attempt to out do each other to sign the best players on the planet.
BeIN carries La Liga exclusively in the U.S. It reserves the legendary broadcast team of Phil Schoen and Ray Hudson for its biggest matches. Also, Fanatiz struck a partnership with LaLiga North America, which will bring some exclusive La Liga content to the service.
- Visit the Daily Dot’s La Liga page
Best La Liga matches this weekend
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Most casual soccer fans know Ligue 1 as the home of Paris Saint-Germain. But it’s got more than just PSG. It offers highly-entertaining soccer with some well-assembled rosters.
In recent years, AS Monaco, Nice, Lyon, and Lille have fielded Champions League teams. Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, Dario Benedetto, Renato Sanches, and American rising star Timothy Weah make Ligue 1 worth a look.
Thanks to Fanatiz’s new Club Italia package, Serie A’s available to subscribers. It carries Rai Italia, which broadcasts Serie A games in Italian.
Serie A is where Cristiano Ronaldo, Romelu Lukaku, Mario Balotelli, and Dries Mertens ply their trade. It has some of the most recognizable teams in Europe.
Juventus has won a string of titles and is dominant in the league. But Serie A’s got other teams, too. Inter Milan has a lot of history and is enjoying a revival. Napoli, the club where Diego Maradona gained worldwide fame, is consistently strong and fun to watch. Atalanta’s been a surprising team over the last two seasons. Though AC Milan’s been a little down in the soccer department of late, it’s a global brand helped by Jay Z’s Roc Nation recently aligning with it.
This is essentially the South American version of the Champions League. It involves the top club teams in South America, runs nearly the full calendar year, and has produced some memorable finals of late.
In 2019, it was up-and-coming star Gabigol bringing Flamengo back to victory with two extremely late goalsover 2018 victors River Plate.
The 2018 edition put the fierce River-Boca Juniors rivalry on the global stage. Fan violence against players forced the second leg of the final to move to Madrid. That’s ironic, since the tournament is named for those who liberated the continent from Spanish and Portuguese rule.
The 2018 debacle led to a big change in the tournament’s format. Now, the final is a single-match, neutral-site affair.
Everyone following soccer knows about Brazil’s national team. Yet not as many know about the Brasileirão. It’s Brazil’s top-flight pro soccer league, and it’s available on Fanatiz. Top teams like Palmeiras, Santos, Corinthians, and Flamengo routinely make their marks on global cup competitions and the Copa Libertadores.
In addition to Gabigol, the league features the likes of Éverton, Gabriel Veron, and Gerson. They all possess the potential to star for European teams in the coming years.
Turkish Super Lig
This league has some of the most passionate fans in the world. BeIN’s coverage focuses on Istanbul’s trio of top teams. Galatasaray is the most famous of the three and tends to go more international with its players. (Its most recent big-splash signing was Colombian legend Radamel Falcao.) Fenerbahce is considered the more “working-class” alternative to Galatasaray. That team currently features Max Kruse and Victor Moses in key roles. Besiktas’s roster includes Tyler Boyd, who sometimes features for the U.S. national team.
The crown jewel of Buenos Aires-based TyC Sports is Argentina’s top-tier league. It includes River Plate and Boca Juniors, Buenos Aires-based rivals who face off in one of the world’s highest-profile derbies.
Many top Argentine players begin their careers with a top-tier team in the Superliga. From there, they might go on to MLS or a top European league. The current youth national team rosters include players from Superliga teams like Newell’s Old Boys, Godoy Cruz, and Estudiantes.
Boca Juniors and Real Madrid content
In March 2020, Fanatiz added some content for fans of two of the world’s most popular club teams.
Boca Juniors documentary
This documentary spotlights this legendary Buenos Aires club. It’s featured the likes of Diego Maradona, Carlos Tevez, and Juan Roman Riquelme through its history. It’s in 3D, promising to put viewers in the midst of the action. (Perhaps, even, making them feel like they’re in La Bombonera, registering a deep dislike for anyone in red and white. Check out the trailer below.)
Classic Real Madrid matches
For Los Blancos fans, this is a chance to catch up on some history of one of the planet’s most popular teams. Real Madrid TV is only available to stream in the U.S. via Fanatiz. This additional material means fans can relive great moments from past Champions League matches and El Clasicos.
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