Visa Takes a Shot at Financial Goals with New Soccer Video Game
Visalaunches new global version of the Financial Soccer game, bringing together entertainment and financial education in an action-packed virtual game
Visato engage fans, athletes and communities by rolling game out through key partnerships and Financial Soccer events
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To further Visa’s commitment to uplift lives through the power of sport and the global platform of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™,
“Access to financial education to gain knowledge is critical to help individuals succeed in an increasingly digital world,” said
New Financial Soccer Game Features
The free educational game challenges players to answer money management questions at various levels of difficulty to advance down the pitch for a chance to score a goal. New features include:
Men’s and women’s teams and tournaments: Players can now choose between men’s and women’s teams to represent any country in global tournaments, including the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia &
- Personal finance and small business game modes: For the first time, the game will include a second mode for small business owners that features questions on starting and managing a business, budgeting and more. With entrepreneurship growth reaching historic numbers, additional education on critical business subjects is important to entrepreneurs’ growth. The personal finance track will feature questions on topics like crypto currencies and the wise use of credit.
- Available on-the-go: In addition to online at financialsoccer.com, players can now download for free via iOS and Android mobile app store to play the game on mobile and tablet devices.
- Multiple languages: Gameplay in English, Spanish or Arabic, with more languages coming soon including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, Italian, German, Russian and Portuguese.
Leaving a Lasting Impact
Ahead of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™,
Street Child United, a
UK-based charity dedicated to changing the way the world sees and treats street-connected children, will build a two-year financial education program leveraging Visa’s Practical Money Skills curriculum.
Qatar Foundationinitiative, will launch a series of programs tailored for Qatari residents to provide youth and SMBs with financial education through Visa’s Practical Money Skills and Practical Business Skills curriculums, respectively, and Financial Soccer.
To learn more about Visa’s 30-year commitment to developing innovative, free-to-use and easily accessible financial education resources for businesses, individuals and communities, visit Practical Money Skills.
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