There are two big soccer games out: Fifa 13 and Pro Evolution Soccer 2013. Kotaku already provided advice on the differences so perhaps you could make your choice. But if that wasn't enough, why not judge the games on which one can render things like Wayne Rooney's head better?
In this video, two men are playing a game of FIFA. Or maybe Pro Evo. Doesn't matter, since they're not really playing what's on the screen. They're controlling real men playing a real game of football.
Japan is no stranger to niche publications, and it's game magazines are not exception. There are mags for dating sims and arcade games, but even those aren't that off the beaten path. "Soccer Game King", however, is.