UPDATE 13 June 2018

Soccer fans can get the latest on World Cup across Apple devices and services

Siri responding to a request for the France World Cup schedule on an iPhone X
Siri can answer questions about scores, schedules, standings and team rosters.
As the countdown to the tournament begins, soccer fans around the world can stay up to speed on player stats, scores and their favourite teams across all Apple devices.  
Siri adds support for football in Brazil, Russia, Denmark, Finland, Malaysia, Turkey, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Israel — this is in addition to 26 other countries that already support Siri sports. Siri users can ask for scores, schedules, standings and team rosters.
Ask Siri questions like:
  • When does France play Australia?
  • What teams are in group A?
  • Who is on the England squad?
  • Who won the Argentina-Iceland match?
Illustrated World Cup content menu featured on an iPhone X App Store
Fans can explore Apple’s curated collection of soccer apps and games to help make the most of the tournament.
During the month, the App Store editors will highlight their favourite apps and games from soccer stars and offer tips on taking a perfect soccer photo. The App Store will also feature key soccer-related apps and games to help fans dive deeper into the experience, with official broadcaster apps like SBS and Optus Sport, and games like FIFA Mobile and PES 2018.
The Apple TV App on iPhone, iPad and Apple TV is the single destination to find and watch the TV shows and movies you love. In the US and Canada, where the Sports feature is available, Apple TV App users will be able to keep track of all the action on FOX NOW in the US; and TSN and RDS, Bell Media’s English and French-language apps in Canada. Fans can favourite teams and follow their matches in Up Next, and receive notifications on their Apple devices when their team is playing or a game is close.  
The News app makes it easy to follow the drama of the tournament with up-to-date scores and schedules, a knockout bracket and profiles of the event’s key players from Eight by Eight magazine. News users can keep up with all of the action from trusted sources, all in one place.
Apple Music will feature playlists for each of the 32 participating nations with the most exciting artists in each country as chosen by local teams.
Apple Podcasts will feature an editorial collection entitled “The Beautiful Game,” where users can check out shows like Jetty's “Game of our Lives” and Gimlet’s “We Came to Win” that talk about the drama off the football field, as well as traditional, established sports podcasts like “Men in Blazers.”
Kickoff Clips screen for the World Cup shown on an iPhone X
Fans can share their love of soccer with customisable content from Clips.
Fans can show their spirit by creating Clips videos with new soccer-themed graphics including animated stickers, labels and posters with customisable text.  

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