FIFA Interactive World Cup 2014 gamers are hard at work trying to climb the qualification leaderboards in the opening season of FIWC 2014 which runs from 1 - 31 October 2013. By the end of the month, three lucky players will have booked their seats at the FIWC 2014 Grand Final in Rio De Janeiro!

How are you performing in the latest edition of the FIWC? Are you finding that defenders are robbing your attackers of the ball too easily? Are you a big fan of using a through ball to score, but struggling to time your pass to perfection? FIWC defending champion Bruce Grannec and FIWC 2011 champion Francisco Cruz are here to help you increase your skill with some helpful EA SPORTS™ FIFA 14 tutorials!

Bruce takes you through how to protect and shield the ball in FIFA 14. Employ your attackers to devastating effect with this easy-to-use feature. Watch Bruce’s tutorial by clicking on the video at the top of this article.

In our next video tutorial (located to the right of this article), Francisco Cruz - The youngest ever FIWC champion - shows you how to use the offside trap to your advantage and get that perfect through ball in at just the perfect time.

Watch the videos, incorporate these FIFA 14 features into your game and take your virtual football skills to the next level with the FIFA Interactive World Cup!