Friday Flyers: Atari Soccer (1979)

Do you like Atari? Well then, do you like Soccer? You do? Then I have the game for you!

I’m sure I’ve played Atari’s Soccer in my youth, I can’t quite recall where…though it was probably at the bowling alley. I do however remember getting the flesh on my hand pinched on one of the trak-balls. I was surprised to see it spelled as Trak-Ball by the way, but it’s right there on the second flyer.

As always I want to give a very large thanks to the Arcade Flyer Archive for the awesome scanned flyers you see above.

VicSage

Editor at Retroist
Searching through the alleys for useful knowledge in the city of Nostalgia. Huge cinema fanatic and sometimes carrier of the flame for the weirding ways of 80s gaming, toys, and television. When his wife lets him he is quite happy sitting in the corner eating buckets of beef jerky.

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4 thoughts on “Friday Flyers: Atari Soccer (1979)

  1. vinvectrex says:

    Fun game that makes excellent use of the track (I mean “trak”)-ball.
    This flyer really captures the 70s feel of Atari.

  2. blinddog says:

    A pretty rare game too. It was at California Extreme last year and I finally got to play it. I still have yet to play a 4 person game, maybe this year if it comes back.

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