The German front cover shows the Andreas Möller. He won the Champions League with Borussia Dortmund and the European Championship with the German national team (both 1996).
The 32-bit version of FIFA 98
was the first game in the series to do a proper interpretation of the off-side rule. Until then, most players turned off the option because if a player was offside, doing anything else with ball except running stopped the play immediately - even if the ball was passed backwards and nowhere near the offside player!
Information also contributed by
- Computer Gaming World
- April 1999 (Issue #177) – Best Sports Game of the Year (together with World Cup 98 and FIFA 99)