Soccer Cup's Online Parallel Universe

EA Sports launches a virtual version of UEFA Euro 2008 where European fans can lead their country's team to victory

The scene is a public park in Geneva. Fans are waiting to watch the June 8 European soccer championship match between France and Romania on a giant outdoor screen. One impatient 12-year-old decides to take matters into his own hands, and sets the teams' players in motion on the pitch via a true-to-life game on his palm-size Sony PlayStation Portable console.

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