Zico Soccer

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Zico Soccer
Cover art for Zico Soccer
Basic Information
Video Game
[[Electronic Arts Victor[1]]][[Category:Electronic Arts Victor[1]]]
Electronic Arts Victor
12-megabit cartridge
Super Famicom game controller(s)
Super Famicom[2]
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Zico Soccer (ジーコ サッカー?, "Zico Soccer")[3] from Electronic Arts is a Super Famicom football management game that allows players to become the head coach of an international football team; it was named after the modern-day soccer legend Zico (as known as the White Pelé). There is an exhibition mode, training mode, and two different kinds of cup (tournament) modes.[4]

The game starts with a coin toss and the winner chooses to have possession of the football or to choose what side of the field to defend. No club play is possible with national leagues, there are only international teams. However, England is excluded along with most other FIFA member nations. Instead of directly controlling the players, the manager/player must choose who must pass the ball to which player, where to shoot the football, where to move the players on the board, and how they should shoot the football. The game is mostly in the Japanese language although some words are in the English language.

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  1. Developer information. Game Spot. Retrieved on 2008-11-29
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Release information. GameFAQs. Retrieved on 2008-04-29
  3. Japanese title. JPSnes. Retrieved on 2008-04-29
  4. Basic game overview. All Game. Retrieved on 2008-11-29