13 things you think only YOU do when playing Football Manager
Football Manager rose up from being just a video game, to a way of life. Many men and women find themselves hooked on the simulated football game, guiding their favourite team to glory year-in year-out.
Sports Interactive began the franchise in 1992 as Championship Manager alongside publisher, Eidos. However, a split with Eidos lead to a name change and thus Football Manager was born.
Over the past 10 years, the simulator has boomed. Football Manager is now available on a variety of platforms and with a variety of depth. Many users admit to wearing a suit when playing, with others cited as printing the games fictional-players names on real-life football shirts, in honour of their achievements. Here we are going to look at the top 13 things that people think only they do, when playing the popular video game.
13) You get excited for the big occasions.
Quite straightforward, you become genuinely excited when your team reaches a final. Or if you’re drawn against a ‘giant’ in the cup and you know it’s a MUST WIN.
Phone is switched off and every inch of the screen is studied. Will big John make the first XI or are the opposition too quick for his ‘9’ pace? Every player is assessed and your real life changes dependant on the result.
12) You develop a thorough training routine for each player
Your players are your children and you must make sure they are developing to the best of their ability. It is essential they have training regime’s that suit their skills.
Each player has a unique training schedule that both keeps them happy and ensures they become World Class.