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Mobile Apps That Connect You To The World Cup 2014

Brazil-2014-savedWith the World Cup captivating hearts at the moment, millions of soccer lovers around the globe are doing all they can to get their daily “fix” of the tournaments progress, even though watching the games live on television is more than enough for a novice football fan, there are a few elite die hard football fans who want (or need) up to the minute updates and details on everything that’s happening at the World Cup 2014 in Brazil.

With all the controversy that surrounded the World Cup before it began, the tournament still managed to inspire the creation of new mobile applications that give insight to all avenues of the epic football showdown. And the best part of it all, they’re free.

Official Fifa Appfifa-world-cup-app-saved-foA gift to everyone from footballs global governing body FIFA, the app is free and gives fans access to videos, photos, breaking news and more from the World Cup as it happens.

Jalvasco World Cup 2014jalvasco-world-cup-2014-app The app which is centered around the world cup offers a easy to use interface, and it is not just limited to the current World Cup it also gives information on upcoming World Cups in Russia 2018 and Qatar 2022. But the app has been received with mixed feelings by various football lovers.

2014 Table table-defined-2If simplicity is your way of doing things then this app is just for you, it features results, fixtures, groups, etc. in an easy to read table format, without all the media mumble jumble. It is ideal for people on the go that just want to find out the score and what comes next.

FourFourTwo Stats Zonefour-four-2-saved This app is for the football fans that take their sport seriously. The application features an in depth analysis of the matches, from ball possession to full pass maps. This is for people who take a more statistical approach in analyzing football matches, it might even help with that weekend sports betting.

Worldcup 2014 Brazilworld-cup-2014-savedFor the general football fan this app is great, with goal scorers, line ups, substitutions and referees at your fingertips, the app can also run while on offline mode which caters for those times when connection is a problem.

Sofa ScoreSofaScore-savedSofa score ideal for fans with Windows phones, this application is just not centered on the World Cup, you can set it to collect scores and news from the World Cup and other tournaments.

With the disappointing coverage that our national broadcaster is dishing out during this World cup it might be a wise move to get yourself at least one of these apps to keep yourself in the loop with first hand info on what’s happening in Brazil.

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