We’re exactly two months earlier or 10 months late as Goal! released on December 22nd, 1988 and it did not matter.
Ok, it mattered to a lot of people; just not me.
“Goal! is a soccer game for one player against the computer, two players against each other, or two players against the computer. Gameplay is from an angled overhead point of view, with the screen scrolling to follow the action. Several game options are available, including tournament mode, world cup mode, and a goal shooting competition.”
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