Today marks the opening of the world's most popular tournament, FIFA's World Cup 2014 edition, and the carnival spirit in Brazil has reached a crescendo mode, as the locals open against Croatia at 4PM Eastern. Whether you call it football or soccer, the event is unlikely to go unnoticed, be it only for the societal controversies and overspending that plagued the runup to the tournament, and have the Brazilian government on edge.
With the Sony Xperia Z2 being the official smartphone of the tournament, you can bet that there are plenty of apps out there that allow you to follow the World Cup on the go, if the games' time zone doesn't really fit your schedule. From the groups, through the schedules, to the brackets, player gossip, and even live streaming, there's something for everybody in those apps below, that will let you carry the World Cup excitement with you at all times. Take a peek, and give them a shot if you are a fan, regardless of whether you carry an Android, iOS or a Windows Phone device. Who do you think will take the trophy, by the way?
Best apps to follow the schedule and groups of FIFA's World Cup 2014 in Brazil