The FIFA World Cup is the world's most widely viewed sporting event; an estimated 715.1 million people watched the final match of the 2006 FIFA World Cup held in Germany and the 2010 event in South Africa was broadcast to 204 countries on 245 different channels.
Football is the by far the most popular sport in the world with over 4 billion fans globally.
The Socceroos have arrived in Russia ahead of thie first Group C clash against France.
Kazan Arena, KazanSaturday, 16 June 8:00 PM AEST, 7:30 PM ACST, 6:00 PM AWST
Samara Arena, SamaraThursday, 21 June10:00 PM AEST, 9:30 PM ACST, 8:00 PM AWST
Fisht Stadium, SochiTuesday, 26 June12:00 AM AEST (Wednesday, 27 June), 11:30 PM ACST, 10:00 PM AWST
Download the schedule of events arranged both chronologically and group-by-group.