FIFA Interactive World Cup finals - what you need to know

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Four of the world's finest virtual footballers will gather at the Munchner Volkstheater in Munich tonight to compete for the FIFA Interactive World Cup.

Reigning-champion August Rosonmeier (DEN) is amongst those challenging for the coveted title, and could make history should the 18-year-old successfully defend his FIWC crown, becoming the first person to do so.

Abdoulaziz Alshehri (SAU), Lyes Ould-Ramoul (CAN) and Julien Dassonville (FRA) make up the remaining three finalists.

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More than one million FIFA fans took part in the FIWC qualifying round, with 20 of EA SPORTS FIFA 15’s leading gamers advancing to the group stages.

Played on Sony’s Playstation 4, the top two players from each of the four groups then progressed to the quarter-finals, which were played last night at the Lenback Palace. All four games were won by a one-goal margin.

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The finals kick off at 19:00 CET, with the winner of the competition receiving the grand prize of USD20,000 (£12,871) alongside two tickets to the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015.

FIFA fans can watch the drama unfold on a range of platforms including FIFA’s page dedicated to the Grand Final, the FIWC’s Facebook page or FIFATV, FIFA’s official Youtube channel. And, of course, on GiveMeSport BELOW!

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