The core game is free but micro-transactions are about, but remain optional. Closed beta begins February 3rd, open beta starts in June.
EA has gone live with the official "a free-to-play football game for PC. That’s right - it’s completely FREE to play!" You can register with them for access to the beta, which means you could be playing free football real soon., where they boast it's
It uses the FIFA 10 PC engine and incorporates assets from the Xbox 360 and PS3 version, and it's been designed for anyone to play it - skilled or embarrassingly not. You can play entire matches with just the mouse. Sound like your kind of free-to-play fun?