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  1. Fifa

    Has FIFA Changed the Sport of Soccer for Good?

    It’s the digital experience that eclipsed reality. FIFA is every soccer fan’s favorite video game — but it’s also changed the face of the professional sport. Designed back in 1993, the game’s exploded into a brand that even non-gamers recognize. It’s influenced politics, business and how soccer is played. FIFA condenses 90-minute soccer matches into 10 action-packed minutes, featuring real players with unique skills. It’s also attracting new fans, with 50 percent of American players saying the video game got them hooked on the real thing.

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