World Championship Soccer, known in Europe as World Cup Italia '90, was one of the first games released for the Sega Genesis system. It is a soccer game based on the 1990 FIFA World Cup tournament, featuring 24 different playable countries. It's the first World Cup official licensed franchise game based on FIFA World Cup featuring official logo and the mascot. The game was released in 1989. The game presents a top-down view of a simple version of soccer (there are no fouls, substitutions, or strategies).
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