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Ultimate League Soccer


In this soccer game, two players can play a single match between any of the 8 teams available, or one player can play either one of the two championships available.

The Ultimate League Soccer championship let the player choose one of 8 national teams: France, England, United States, Argentina, Italy, Brazil, Australia or Germany. The other championship available restricts the choice to the 4 first teams: France, England, United States and Argentina. Each national team has its own characteristics, varying in offensive, defense, speed, skill, accuracy and experience traits.

After selecting the team, players are prompted to choose the color of their team's uniform, among white, green, gray and red. They are also prompted to choose the duration of the periods (15, 30 or 45 minutes - which run faster than real time). They are also prompted to choose team formation: 4-3-3, 4-2-4 or 4-4-2.

The game is played from a side-scrolling perspective. While conducting the ball layers can make short passes (with button B) or strong kicks (with button A, stronger the longer the button is held). Without the ball's possession, players can try to steal the ball (with button A) or skip to the next player (with button B). The goalkeeper control is manual, and players can make the goalkeeper jump (by pressing button A). Tied matches are decided on a penalty kick contest.

Players can also watch single computer vs. computer matches.


Credits (NES version)

4 People

Program and game graphics
  • ©1991 C&E Entertainment, Inc.
Licensed by
  • American Video Entertainment, Inc.
Cover Illustration by
Manual by



Brazilian release

A modified version of this game was released in Brazil called Futebol. Instead of national teams, the game features teams from the Brazilian football (soccer) league, with different characteristics than the original teams.

Cover advertising

This game's cover lists it as part of the "Kick-Ass Sports Series".

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Identifiers +

  • MobyGames ID: 27274


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Game added by chirinea.

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Last modified February 13th, 2023.