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We asked Football Manager to predict the Euros, and this is what happened

Football Manager is the most realistic video game of all-time. Actually, scratch that - Universal Studios Theme Parks Adventure is the most realistic video game of all-time. It had you playing as a cleaner, going around the parks picking up discarded rubbish. It was unforgivably bad.

So, fine. Football Manager is the second most realistic game of all-time. And for that reason, it's a pretty damn good way to predict football matches.

That's why we asked the stat-fondling geniuses who made the game to run Euro 2016 through its algorithm, and forecast the tournament to within an inch of its life.

Here's what you can expect:

 

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