Top 5 football games to play right now

Here we have the top 5 football games to play right now.

Football is the biggest sport in the world, with an estimated 3.5 billion fans worldwide. The sport has some of the most coveted events in the world – with the World Cupthe European Championshipsthe Premier League and the Champions League being just a few of the tournaments watched by the masses.

The sport has also produced some of the most popular celebrities on the planet. Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe are three of the biggest names right now, but in the past, we’ve had iconic players such as Pele, Ronaldo and Diego Maradona.

Naturally, with anything this popular, there are video games that accompany it. This is no different with football. So, with this – here are the top five football games you can play right now.


5 – Rocket League

  • Developers: Psyonix
  • Platforms: Playstation, Nintendo Switch, Xbox, PC
  • Price: £0

At number five, we don’t necessarily have your traditional football game – but it’s heaps of fun.

Rocket League has been a massively popular game since its release. The game was first released for Windows and Playstation 4 in July 2015, with ports for Xboxes One and Nintendo Switch being released later on.

The game has constantly been updated with new modes, customization options and so much more, so it really has stood the test of time and holds up as one of the best football games out there.

This game is especially fun with friends, with the multiplayer mode working so well. However – even if you’re jumping on solo, you’re still in for a whale of a time!

Rocket League is also free on all platforms, so it’s really a no-brainer to have in your gaming library.

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4 – Score! Hero

Image of Score Hero
Credit: IDGB
  • Developers: First Touch Games
  • Platforms: Android, iOS
  • Price: £0

Score! Hero is a remarkably addictive football game. The premise is simple, you take control of a player and make your way through ‘levels’ which are different matches. These levels contain different scenarios which involve scoring goals, assisting and so much more.

The levels increase with difficulty as you go on and some can be extremely challenging! This is the perfect football game for great fun on the go as it’s only available on mobile.

Score! Hero is also free – meaning that there’s no excuse not to try it out!


3 – eFootball

eFootball 2023
  • Developers: Konami
  • Platforms: Android, iOS, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, Xbox, PC
  • Price: £0

eFootball is created by Konami, the company that produced the Pro Evolution Soccer titles in the past. This new venture is completely free to play, unlike the old PES games, and works as a ‘season’ based game like that of Fortnite, which is regularly updated with tons of new content.

For completely free eFootball is a phenomenal football game that is of super high quality. The graphics are fantastic, and it really is one of the most realistic immersive football simulators out there.


2 – FIFA 23

Kylian Mbappe performs stepovers in FIFA 23
  • Developers: First Touch Games
  • Platforms: Android, iOS
  • Price: £59.99

Just missing out on the top spot – it’s EA Sports fifa 23.

FIFA has been the most popular football simulator in the world for some time now. FIFA 23 is the latest installment in the franchise and is yet another banger. Whether it’s Ultimate Team, Pro Clubs, Career Mode or Volta – there is simply so much to do.

Ultimate Team is undeniably the biggest mode they’ve got, and it’s so much fun crafting your side full of superstars over the course of the year. Be wary of opening packs though, it’s highly addictive and the chances of packing an unreal player are, well, minimal.

The game is quite expensive depending on the platform, however, it’s worth the investment if you’re big on football simulators.

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1 – Football Manager 2023

Football manager 2023
  • Developers: First Touch Games
  • Platforms: PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, Xbox, PC, IOS, Android
  • Price: Varies depending on platform

It had to be. For any football fan, the undisputed best game out there is football manager 2023. The most in-depth detailed football game out there by a long mile and a title that you can literally spend hours on.

Do you want the challenge of taking Wrexham from the national league all the way to Premier League glory? Do you want to take on Barcelona‘s crippling debt to try to turn it around in sunny Spain? Or maybe you want to take on a fallen giant in Italy, such as Palermo and bring them back to their former glory – well, it’s all possible in FM23.

The only thing we’ll say is if you’re not into the tactical side of football, this may become a little tedious – but if you are a football royalist, FM23 is the game for you


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