Fantasy Soccer?

A skeptical Ann Friedman links to a Guardian article proclaiming the “feminization” of the internet:

Forget the 20-something man playing online fantasy football and selling motorbike parts on eBay. The internet has a new user.

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When a British newspaper writes “football” they mean “soccer,” right? But do people really put together fantasy soccer teams? The whole fantasy sports concept seems heavily dependent on the availability of statistics, and soccer doesn’t seem to me to have enough.