Football (some of you call it Soccer) is one of the most popular sports around the world, and the 2014 FIFA World Cup is three days away, so the fever is starting to catch all football fans.
The tournament in Brazil will take place from June 12 to July 13, this being the 20th edition of the FIFA World Cup.
To be updated with the most relevant information and latest news from the FIFA World Cup like ranking groups, scores, match schedules and more, we have chosen for you the best applications that you can use on your Android device for that.
Onefootball Brazil for Android
Onefootball Brazil seems to be the most successful application for tracking the World Cup in Brazil.
The application appears to be complete with live results, information about the participating teams, statistics, competition history, news, and more.
Onefootball Brasil for Android works also as a news aggregator, receiving stories from different sources like Goal.com, the Guardian and Sky Sports, as well as YouTube videos and tweets for goals and match highlights.
Its match section is very detailed including live statistics, push notifications, a live ticker for remarks and a fan zone to share your opinions with other supporters.
Besides all this, the app is free and available for download in Google Play Store.
The app requires Android 4.0 or up.
Brazil Cup 2014 for Android
Brazil Cup 2014 is an application specially designed for the World Championship in Brazil. Through this application for Android, you can get information, results, notifications, information about players, live results(Goals, Yellow Cards) and more.
Once you open the application, it displays a countdown for days left until the start of the World Cup.
An interesting aspect of this application is that, via the Brazil Cup 2014, you can add your favorite team and automatically receive notifications about its next game, the program with the day and time that occur the next matches of your favorite team and also information with the stadium where your favorite team plays.
From the application’s menu you can get detailed information about teams, calendar of match schedules, information regarding stadiums hosting the World Cup matches and also a history of the World Cup semifinals and finals from 1930 to 2010 provided.
Brazil Cup 2014 can be downloaded from the Play Store and installed on mobile devices with Android 2.3 or later.
FIFA for Android
FIFA for Android was released a year before the start of the World Cup in Brazil.
The FIFA application for Android is one of complete for round ball sport’s fans and provides accurate information and scores from many of the world leagues, also there will be information from the tournament in Brazil. The application has 197 leagues worldwide, and users will be able to customize the center of matches of the national teams to pursue more competitions and clubs.
The World Cup section of FIFA notes the groups, qualification matches, match schedules, and other information about the host Brazil, its stadiums and cities. Regarding matches, FIFA will display an overview, the line-up and a list of match events as they happen. The FIFA app is not the most detailed of this selection, but it is suitable for official scores and basic information.
You can get FIFA app for your Android devices for free from Google Play Store.
Requires devices running Android 2.3 or later.
FotMob for Android
FotMob is the most popular Android app dedicated to football, with several million users.
The Brazil 2014 landing page will take you right to the point with three loops listing yesterday’s, today’s, and tomorrow’s matches. If you tap the alarm button at the top, you will be ready to choose the matches you desire to receive notifications for.
Each match in FotMob has facts, betting odds, including a live ticker with detailed commentaries written by football experts in english, spanish and german. FotMob app includes news, Brazil city guides, squad details, results from the qualification stages, team and tournament stats and more.
If you are a football fan I think you already know this app so if you do not have it yet, you can download it for free from Google Play Store on your device running Android version 2.3 or newer.
Adidas 2014 FIFA World Cup LWP
Adidas 2014 FIFA World Cup LWP app is a live Wallpaper (LWP) perfect for all football fans, equipped with the logo of the official FIFA World Cup and the national flags of all the countries taking part in the sporting event.
Every time you unlock your Android device with this application, it will start a short animation that will take you from space to the center of Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã Estádio, revealing Brazuca, the official ball. In addition to time and temperature there are many other features that you can test by downloading it directly from Play Store on your Android devices. Requires Android 2.3 or up.
There are many other applications that you can use on your Android device for the most important football event of this year, and we are curious which one you will choose, so do not hesitate to share the best application that you strongly recommend to other football fans.