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This was the third FIFA title in a little over a year. It incorporates 42 national sides, as well as 250 club teams from 12 different leagues, to play a complete true-to-life season, the preset Super League, or a league or cup of your own design. Formations and tactics can be set, and players can be moved between teams.

Gameplay can be viewed from multiple angles. Players have more animation than ever before, with new moves including sliding challenges and close-control trapping. Goalkeepers now have a level of human control.


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Alternate Titles

  • "FIFA '99: European League Soccer" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Total! (Germany) Feb, 1999 1.25 out of 6 95
64 Power / big.N / N Games Jan, 1999 94 out of 100 94
Sports Gaming Network Jan 06, 1999 93 out of 100 93
Mega Fun Apr, 1999 91 out of 100 91
IGN Jan 07, 1999 9 out of 10 90
Super Play (Sweden) Mar, 1999 90 out of 100 90
HappyPuppy Jan 04, 1999 9 out of 10 90
Video Games Mar, 1999 88 out of 100 88
Nintendo Power Magazine Jan, 1999 8.6 out of 10 86
X64 Feb, 1999 80 out of 100 80


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Portugal lawsuit

Similar to Actua Soccer 3, Electronic Arts faced a possible lawsuit in Portugal for using player and team names without authorization from FutePro, the legal owner of them. While Gremlin's product was pulled from the stores, FIFA (which for the first time had a localized cover featuring national team and Fiorentina midfielder Rui Costa) continued to be sold as long as stores wanted to. There was no news of an agreement between both parts, but either EA paid compensation or FutePro decided to let the issue die fearing long and expensive legal procedures.


  • Computer Gaming World
  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1999 – Best Sports Game in 1998
  • Total! (Germany)
    • Issue 01/2000 – Best N64 Soccer Game in 1999

Related Web Sites

  • FIFA 99 Online (The ultimate site for Fifa99 fans, you can download kits, get tips and screenshots and chat with other fans)
Brolin Empey (858) added FIFA 99 (Nintendo 64) on Jun 12, 2001
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