Updated May 3, 2019: New entries added

It would be a gross exaggeration to say that everyone loves football. They don't. A lot of people hate it, while even more are completely indifferent to it.

But one thing's undeniable: the game known in some quarters as soccer is the most popular sport in the world.

It should come as absolutely no surprise, then, to learn that there are rather a lot of footy-themed mobile games on the market.

Even those who don't particularly warm to the pampered prima donnas and cynical play acting of the modern game should take a closer look. Most of our favourites aren't the licensed FIFA-aping borefests you might expect.

We've got something for all levels of footy and videogame fandom in the following list. Here, then, are 25 of the best footy games on Android.