In the past four years, I’ve spent too much time playing Football Manager. The time I should have spent studying or socializing has instead been directed into the 13x7 screen of my laptop. See, Football Manager is more than a video game or an e-sports company. Football Manager is a cult, and I am a zealous follower.
I was urged to write this article after attempting to explain to a group of ignorant, American video game players that Football Manager soars far above Fortnite, Counter-Strike, or Origin’s new Fortnite rip-off, Apex Legends. For full disclosure, I must admit, I’ve never really played any of these games. However, I don’t need to. I have Football Manager – and, for the foreseeable future – I’m set. Here are three reasons why Football Manager is the greatest sports video game since gaming was created to give pathetic, unathletic fans an outlet for their stifled dreams of professional athletic greatness.Read More