Many fans didn't agree that it was a viable alternative, however.
One person on Twitter wrote: "Well fifa plus is not working! I've been trying to subscribe for a week now and I am not able to find it!"
"No live matches. And the UX was terrible for me this evening," another added.
A third had jokes about getting into the tournament for free and wrote: "I've seen many empty seats on the stadium during Qatar vs Ecuador game. Would you let me and my friends in for free for the next game? I promise to not leave until final whistle."
The FIFA World Cup 2022 opening match on Sunday saw Ecuador prevail against Qatar with a score of 2-0.
After their first win, Ecuador is now at the top of Group A, and fellow competitors, Senegal and the Netherlands, are going head-to-head on Monday ( 21 November).
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