Get ready for a 'Football Manager' movie

Matt Brian
M. Brian|09.12.14

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Get ready for a 'Football Manager' movie

When their dreams of growing up to become a footballer don't materialise, many Brits turn to a career in football management. Deciding not to earn their UEFA badges, gamers past and present have grabbed a copy of Sports Interactive's Football Manager (formerly Championship Manager) in a bid to take Woking from the Conference to the Champions League in six seasons. The game's popularity has seen its player database become a bona-fide tool for helping Premiership clubs scout future recruits, and soon it'll make its debut on the big screen. According to Sports Interactive, An Alternative Reality: The FM Documentary is a feature length film that investigates the game's effect on the world's most popular sport. It'll head to a minimum of 26 Vue cinemas throughout the UK on October 7th for one night only, after which it'll find its way online. If you've always wanted to become part of Football Manager folklore, the game's creators will add one luckily cinemagoer to the next instalment of the franchise, which launches in November.

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