Soccer has always been one of the most popular sports ever. People love playing and watching soccer. Quite recently, the only way to enjoy soccer was to go to the field in order to watch or play the game. Nowadays, everything has become more available than ever before. We can play soccer without going to the field. We just need to find an online soccer game or install it on our device.
One of the most popular soccer games nowadays is Fantasy Soccer or Fantasy football association as it is known worldwide. In the following paragraphs, I will explain what Fantasy soccer is and how to play it.
What is Fantasy Soccer?
Fantasy association football, fantasy football, or fantasy soccer was created by Bernie Donnelly in 1971. It is a soccer game in which you create an imaginary team with real soccer players. In the game, you get the statistical performance of real-life soccer players which helps you score points. Usually, you choose a country, and then select players who play for the national team. However, nowadays, you can select a club, and you can make as many transfers and variants as you desire. There are also club fantasy soccer leagues you can participate in. However, club fantasy soccer is not always free of charge, so you have to be careful. The money is used to raise money for fantasy club leagues which you can participate in online.
How to Play Fantasy Soccer?
In fantasy soccer, the aim is to win the game. The first thing you do is to select the team and the players to play in the team. If you select Argentina, you get to choose among soccer players who play for Argentina. For example, you can select Messi or Aguero, or any other soccer player who plays for the national team of Argentina. The next step is to score points. You score points in fantasy soccer depending on your players’ performance. It is important to bear in mind that your players’ performance is based on the statistical performance and team contribution of real-life players. How do you score points? You score points if your player plays the match, scores a goal, passes the ball to some other player in order to score the goal saves a penalty, etc. You can also lose points if your player receives a yellow or red card if the player scores an own goal if the player misses a penalty kick. Of course, if the team wins you get points, and if the team loses you lose points. It is not very difficult, you just have to try it.
Fantasy soccer has been popular for over 45 years, and with the emergence of the Internet, its popularity keeps growing. People can now enjoy playing fantasy soccer on their own, or they can participate in fantasy leagues and score points. It is up to you to choose. Anyhow, fantasy soccer is a great way to have fun, so give it a try!