This app, endorsed by Jose Mourinho, Top Eleven Football Manager, dazzles with its complete approach to team management, allowing you not only to handle training, tactics, and transfers, but also stadium building, jersey customization, and much, much more. Sadly, it suffers from a token system that desperately tries to get your money.
Astounding array of options: From the macro club management features to the micro team organization and player training, this game makes you really feel like a virtual manager, proving to be more of a professional simulator than a mere game. You can literally spend hours on end toying with all the features and options and still not get bored.
Live matches: Unlike many other fantasy apps, which simulate matches, this one features live matches that you can watch and manage in real-time. While this means a longer waiting time before matches, it adds depth and realism to the gameplay.
Engaging online multiplayer mode: You can play matches against real opponents, managers like you. This ensures the game is never boring.
Token system: The amount of tokens you need to get around this game is ridiculous. You even have to spend a token to sign youth players. But the major problem is with transfers. You may have millions in cash, but if you don't have tokens, you can't bid on a player.
Graceless interface: Given this game's nature, the interface looks and feels alright. However, even on a good tablet, it feels laggy at times. We feel that the developers have to put a bit more work into streamlining the interface and making it more responsive.
Permissions: Before installing, the game requires that you grant it access to the calling and SMS functions of your phone, which we find outrageous given that this is a football simulator.
With its spectacular array of features and endless options, Top Eleven Football Manager can be a treat for football fans. However, the token system hurts the gameplay and can possibly frustrate you. Still, it's definitely worth trying, provided that you have your wallet with you.