Daily fantasy might have started through American sports, but the game has seen a rise in European soccer. As the English Premier League and UEFA Champions League become more and more popular in the US, so too does daily fantasy soccer.
For those unfamiliar with daily fantasy, players assemble a lineup of players from a specific sport on a specific day. The advantage is that players don't get stuck with a poor lineup for the entire year, but they'll need to be up on the different match ups to win whatever contest they enter.
Daily fantasy soccer can differ slightly from other daily fantasy sports like football or baseball because of the nature of a soccer game. While football and baseball have very predictable positions and stat lines, it's not unheard of for a defender in soccer to score big goals or provide an assist. Because of this, daily fantasy soccer is a real test of a player's knowledge of the game overall, as well as their familiarity with the leagues, teams, and players they're using for their lineups.