Football fever begins now! Though the stadiums and venues in Brazil aren’t finished, fans and players around the world are ready to do battle. Whether you have front row seats for the World Cup 2014 or you’ll be watching from afar, here are 11 great FIFA World Cup apps and soccer games to keep you in the moment.
• FIFA Official App (free) — Unlock exclusive coverage from the planet’s single biggest sporting event. Take the World Cup with everywhere you go!
• ESPN FC Soccer & World Cup (free) — Follow all of the action and drama of soccer with the new ESPN FC app with Full-time and exclusive in-game highlights (US only), breaking news and analysis are just a tap away.
• Univision Deportes (free) — Live streaming and 24/7 coverage of the best soccer worldwide with Univision Deportes, which provides your sports coverage in Spanish with real-time results and stats.
• Onefootball (free) — The most comprehensive football app! Stay up to date with all of the latest football news, live scores, results, transfers and much, much more.
• WatchESPN (free) — Stay connected to live sports and shows from ESPN. Whenever and wherever you want them!
World Cup: Six Sexy Soccer Games
It is one thing to watch the FIFA World Cup 2014 and quite another to actually get in the game yourself. While your real self might have lost a step or two, your virtual self can dominate the world cup in these great footy games.
• Big Win Soccer — Fantasy Football (free) — Step into the role of team manager and coach your defenders, midfield players and strikers to be a top eleven team.
• FIFA 14 (free) — Officially licensed 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil with the national teams, kits and Adidas Brazuca ball! Welcome and may the best managed team win!
• Pele: King of Football (free) — A new soccer experience with streamlined gesture controla, featuring the legend himself. Follow in Pele’s footsteps in career mode and work your way from the backstreets of Brazil to the grandeur of the World Cup stage.
• Cristiano Ronaldo Footy (free) — Show off your footy skills in this spectacular 3D action game — it’s the official football game from team Renaldo!
• Real Soccer 2013 (free) — Take part in the most immersive soccer simulation and show that you are the best on the pitch. Reinforce your team by developers your club’s facilities, hiring new staff, dealing with sponsors and more!
• Soccer Rally 2: World Championship (free) — Drive to glory through 2 challenging tournaments and hone your skills in the Academy. Here, your skills will be tested to the limit with intriguing challenges such as Multiball, Ball Sorter, Cannon Defense and Time Attack.