20:00 CET on Tuesday.
If you haven’t yet registered, you can still play McDonald’s FIFA World Cup™ Fantasy and create private leagues to compete with your friends.
How To Play
- You can make 5 free transfers before Tuesday’s deadline.
- You can now pick 6 players from each country.
Picking players who advance through the knockout rounds is advantageous. You get five free transfers ahead of Round 7, so to have a full squad out, you’ll need ten of your 15 semi-final players to make it through. Unless, of course, you still have your Wildcard.
Number of free transfers you get before each round:
5 free transfers before Round 6 (semi-finals)
5 free transfers before Round 7 (third-place playoff & Final)
Additional transfers cost you four points each.
You can make unlimited transfers for one round. If you haven’t already used it, consider whether it’s best to use it in Round 6 or Round 7.
For one round, all 15 of your players – rather than just 11 – will score you points. So you need to try and play it when you’ll have as many of your squad playing as possible. Does your 15 for Round 6 look strong?
In one of the seven rounds, you can play your Maximum Captain. In that round, you don’t select a captain. Instead, whichever of your 11 players scores the highest points delivers double for you.
Note: You cannot use your Bench Boost and Maximum Captain in the same round. So if you have them both remaining, make sure to activate one before the Round .
Round 6 takes place over only two days. Only the player who finishes the round as your captain scores double points. So, make sure that you have a player in action on Tuesday in your armband. If he does well, you probably want to stick with him, but if he doesn’t, you can select a new captain before 20:00 CET on Wednesday.
Author: Nancy Parker
Nancy Parker is a five time Emmy Award winning journalist and seven time Emmy nominee who has spent almost twenty five years covering news in South Louisiana. She has anchored every prime time newscast at WVUE FOX8 during her twenty year tenure in New Orleans.