Association football, or more commonly known as football or soccer, has been called the World Sport, or The Beautiful Game. It is a team game played between two teams of eleven players with a round ball. It is played by over 250 million players in over two hundred countries, making it a truly global sport, and the most popular as well.
All countries have a national team, and they all inspire enormous passion and patriotism, and the World Cup finals which is held every four years in a different country, is the world largest and most televised sporting event. Every country runs competitions and leagues, which generates a huge number of soccer matches around the world, which can consequently offer huge opportunities for soccer betting.
With over 211 eligible teams, the FIFA World Cup is the biggest opportunity for great sports betting. This world class event is held every 4 years, with a 3 year lead up to the event.
The three years preceding the Cup is the qualifying phase that determines which 32 teams enter the final FIFA World Cup tournament.
The whole 4 year lead-up to the FIFA World Cup offers great chances for single/money line bets, spread bets, futures and more. The tournament itself offers exciting betting opportunities on the 32 teams competing. Continue reading →