However, if you cannot watch Germany 2006 World Cup tournaments, due to no subscription to cable or satellite channels, exorbitant fee of the sports channels and the matches are not live telecast on local free-to-air channel, now you can watch the World Cup matches online, in live or near-live telecast, by using peer-to-peer (p2p) torrent technology.
To watch football matches live telecast online via P2PTV streaming just as you’re watching a live television, you have to download and install some software applications that designed to redistribute video streams on a p2p network, such as PPStream, SopCast or
TVants (no longer available – check out more streaming apps here).
Currently, most of the TV and video contents source on these P2P TV networks are from China, so you’re actually watching sports channel from China. To watch live telecast or any broadcast of football and soccer matches, including FIFA World Cup, Champion League, Euro and etc, you need to know which channels that actually will show the sports event, else you may need to tune to each channel to try your luck.
For Germany 2006 FIFA World Cup tournament, some TV channels (most with the downside of commentary language) that are broadcasting the live telecast of the football matches are as below. Listed is the direct link to the channel itself. If you have install the respective client, click on the link will launch the P2PTV client and start the channel.
CCTV-5 (in Chinese)
Guangdong TV Sports Channel – GDTV Sports (in Cantonese)
NuSports (registration required and fee-based)
Special or Dedicated Channels (Brazil in Portugese)
* Web TV Cruzeiro – Globo SporTV (in Portugese)
* InterTV – WebTV Colorada (in Portugese)
* TV TriColor Fechada – Tv Grêmio (in Portugese) includes ESPN Brasil
ESPN Asia (in English)