The Japanese social games developer KLab has launched its Fantastic Eleven offering, a football-themed game in which players can earn player cards, create and manage teams and compete in matches…all from their mobile devices.

The product has been designed to offer punters in-app purchasing facilities, and it will be promoted by Brazilian soccer star Neymar. The developers have additionally obtained image rights to feature over 2,000 professional football players from teams all over the globe.

Fantastic Eleven comes on both iOS and Android platforms, and includes campaign and multiplayer modes, enabling players to compete against others.

Now 14 years old, KLab is a substantial development company listed on the Tokyo exchange and employs 800 people in offices across Asia and in San Francisco.