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Description

FIFA 2001 comes back to the series' fast-paced roots. The gameplay is balanced differently to previous versions, and includes online play as an option.

It includes 17 leagues from around the world in addition to over 50 national teams. Exhibition, Tournament, League, Cup, Season, and Training modes are available to play, ranging from simple round-robin competition to simple knock-outs to combinations of the two, and the player rosters are as up-to-date as possible.

Screenshots

FIFA 2001: Major League Soccer Windows FIFA(4)
FIFA 2001: Major League Soccer PlayStation 2 The end of the demo version shows the game's main features
FIFA 2001: Major League Soccer Windows FIFA(3)
FIFA 2001: Major League Soccer Windows Gameplay Shot: Play day or night, clear skies or rain.

Promo Images

FIFA 2001: Major League Soccer Screenshot
FIFA 2001: Major League Soccer Screenshot
FIFA 2001: Major League Soccer Other
FIFA 2001: Major League Soccer Screenshot

Trailer


Alternate Titles

  • "FIFA 2001: World Championship" -- PS2 Japanese Title
  • "FIFA 2001" -- European / in-game title

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User Reviews

Pixel City, if you don't find an excellent soccer game! PlayStation 2 Fake Spam (94)

Critic Reviews

Gamer's Pulse Windows Dec 27, 2000 97 out of 100 97
Video Games PlayStation 2 Nov, 2000 90 out of 100 90
GameSpot Windows Oct 31, 2000 9 out of 10 90
PC Gamer Brasil Windows Dec, 2000 90 out of 100 90
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Nov 16, 2000 16 out of 20 80
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Dec 06, 2000 16 out of 20 80
CyberJoy Windows Jan 28, 2001 4 out of 5 80
Power Unlimited PlayStation 2 Feb, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Gamezone (Germany) PlayStation 2 Apr 26, 2001 7.8 out of 10 78
Gamekult PlayStation 2 Dec 07, 2000 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

EA Cover Curse

Ben Olsen (featured on the cover of the US PS2 version) suffered the curse by breaking his ankle and missing the entire following season.

Missing Sponsors

While it was the first in the series to include real and unique kits, some teams did not carry shirt sponsors. The reason? They were sponsored by rival companies such as Eidos (Manchester City) or Infogrames (Olympique Lyon).

Information also contributed by Luis Silva.
Contributed to by Andrew Hartnett (2292) and Grant McLellan (623)