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Some people with far too much time on their hands have made a 'real life' version of FIFA

This is what happens when there’s no World Cup isn’t it?

THE GRAPHICS IN the FIFA video game series have come a long way since the glory days of Brian Plank banging in the goals for Germany in FIFA International.

However, it’s unlikely they’ll ever look as good as when ‘YouTube star’ (no, us neither) Marius Hjerpseth and some EA Sports employees in Vancouver decided to film their 11-a-side game and re-edit it as if it were actually a video game complete with dodgy celebrations, player indicators and even Martin Tyler’s commentary.

The result actually does look pretty cool:

Source: MHjerpseth/YouTube

H/T: SB Nation

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