Football Manager’s Manager Man finds new job with Soccer Manager

Good news, Football Manager fans: the series’s former mascot, Manager Man, has landed on his feet following his firing after FM2018. It seems the beloved man, known for his appearances between the nose and knee on years of Football Manger box art, has gone over to the American leagues. That art ↑ up there, see, is from Soccer Manager 2019, a free-to-play manage ’em up which launched on Steam yesterday. Yes, the game is named Soccer Manager. No, it’s nothing to do with Football Manager or its developers, Sports Interactive. Don’t you get all cynical: Soccer Manager has given our dear old friend a job after Sega callously binned him – and he looks to be having a great time.

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