FIFA Soccer 97

aka: FIFA 97, FIFA 97: Gold Edition

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This iteration of the FIFA lineage includes commentary from John Motson with summaries from Andy Gray, with the between-match sections covered by Des Lynam. All player moves are from David Ginola using the MotionBlending technology. Full interactive replays are included.

You can play a league or cup tournament, and practice your skills before playing. The game can be tailored to action or simulation style, with fouls, injuries and offsides available to toggle on or off. This version also includes a 6 vs 6 indoor play mode, and various multiplayer options


  • 袳球'97 - Simplified Chinese spelling

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3D models

This is the first in the series to represent the players using 3D models instead of 2D sprites, except for the Genesis and SNES versions.

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Game added by tkcmd.

SEGA Saturn added by Kohler 86. PlayStation added by SNES, Genesis added by Unicorn Lynx.

Additional contributors: Unicorn Lynx, Jeanne, Corn Popper, BdR, CaesarZX.

Last modified March 9th, 2023.