Are you an avid football fan? Are you anxiously waiting for kick off in the words greatest football tournament? Or do you just enjoy the beautiful game and the thrills and spills it offers up? With Russia ready and waiting to welcome stars like Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar, we’re ready to get in on the action, as we’ve waited a whole 4 years since the last World Cup.
If you really want to enjoy everything about the World Cup but are worried life and work might get in the way, don’t despair; the solution lies in your pocket. Just like you can play at an online casino from anywhere, World Cup apps can be downloaded and installed on your smartphone or tablet and give you access to all the latest scores, team stats, interviews and more.
Take a look at the best apps that we’ve rounded up for those keen to whip themselves into a football frenzy:
Onefootball Soccer News
Onefootball is dedicated to providing the latest football scores for tournaments around the world. This is ideal for anyone that cannot catch the game, but wants to know the live score as the action unfolds. Even if it means sneakily checking your phone under a desk at work, or in the bathroom.
The app can be downloaded for iOS and Android devices and comes with a user-friendly interface with favourite filters and industry news.
GoalAlert World Cup 2018
This is another app specifically designed to keep fans up to date with the latest World Cup scores and goal moments. The app doesn’t even have to be open in order to work either, so that’s a bonus too! Every time a goal is scored, the app sends a push notification to your phone. The app also comes with a full World Cup schedule, plus daily news feed. Want to eat, sleep and breathe WC 2018? This is the app you need.
World Cup Yeah!
Yeah! Well, that sums up how we feel any way! Possibly one of the most comprehensive World Cup apps out there, World Cup Yeah! is a truly immersive app with everything you need to know about the tournament. You can think of it as a social and news hub for the 2018 World Cup, with information on the teams, the stadiums, historical statistics, coaches, referees, pitches and everything else. Plus it integrates with Twitter, giving you the latest social media news (and gossip too!).
The Official World Cup App
Provided by FIFA, the Official World Cup App is a must for anyone who wants to keep abreast of the latest scores and info. Not only does it notify you with the latest score updates, it also provides extensive information about the teams, schedules, historical stats and FIFA rankings. The app also gives users information about upcoming FIFA projects. It’s an ode to FIFA in all the right ways.
This app is the ideal companion for fans in Russia attending the games. So if you’re there for more than the vodka, this is the one you need! Firstly, the app has all the info on the games, score updates, schedules and teams. But, most importantly, it also acts as a city guide for fans in Russia. The app gives users info on attractions, museums, restaurants, shops, parks and nightclubs. It also has a section on how to travel between the different cities and where the stadiums are located. The app is essentially a 2-in-1-travel and World Cup guide for all football fanatics.
While there are plenty of paid sport streaming services, there is one app where you can catch the action live without spending a cent. Univision Deportes is a native Spanish video streaming app where you can watch World Cup games live on your smartphone or tablet. Built for iOS and Android devices, the broadcasts are in Spanish but the action is universal!