EA Sports and soccer: Are video games boosting sport’s fan appeal?

Must-read for soccer fans: How video game is changing face of soccer – ESPNFC.

On the surface, it seems to prove what we’ve already known about soccer — Americans like to play more than they like to watch.

And yet this story provides a good bit of anecdotal evidence that the game is turning people into soccer fans. Mostly European soccer fans, apparently.

Now if only the Wii version offered a bit more movement …


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Beau Dure

The guy who wrote a bunch of soccer books and now runs a Gen X-themed podcast while substitute teaching and continuing to write freelance stuff.

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