post5 feat 920x425 - Fun Football Flash Games Playable on Facebook

There are many great flash games on the internet. Due to its prominence, Facebook has adapted to the trend and became home to many games. Yes, it’s not only gaming sites offering football flash games.

Because of the popularity, the games that Facebook put out have also been very popular. As such, these games racked up hundreds of thousands, if not millions of players around the world.

So here are the five most popular football flash games that Facebook users can play in this social network.

Footbo City

Footbo City is a Turkish game that started at 2010 and hit more than 300 thousand monthly active users at its peak. It has a cartoony appeal and the game type is a very attractive category for players, especially those under the age of 25. While some games only allow players to play either as the manager of a team or a player of the actual game, Footbo City combines both.

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Footy!, despite being a soccer simulation game, has no real management gameplay. However, the gameplay features the ability of players to build structures such as stadiums. In addition to that, users can also play as the characters in the actual football games. The cartoony style of the game is the same as with Footbo and thus, it appeals to a younger audience. It already reached more than 900 thousand monthly active users at its peak in early March 2010.

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Top Eleven Football Manager

Top Eleven Football Manager was released in May 2010 but although it’s a great game, it didn’t get much users in its early stages. Rather, the game steadily grew until it reached 2 million monthly active users, the third most popular football game on Facebook. Just like Footbo City, Top Eleven allows users to play as both the manager and the player in the football match.

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Bola is also another game like Top Eleven where gamers can go in the managing aspect of football or the playable characters in the actual football match. It is also the second most popular football flash game on Facebook with 4.6 million monthly active users as of July 2010.

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EA Sports FIFA Superstars

Then the most popular game, which only has 300 thousand-difference with Bola’s users is EA Sports FIFA Superstarts, with 4.9 monthly active users. Although it’s not the same with Bola due to its solely “manager” gameplay, it is still more popular. This is due to the social interaction as players can battle their friends with their own dream teams.

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There are many games in Facebook that features football flash games. The best thing about them is that they have the social element where players can battle or help each other. So have you chosen the next game you’re going to play?

post5 1 920x425 - Know Your History: The Evolution of Football Flash Games

The first time game makers made a football flash game, it immediately went flying off the shelf. As a result, many football flash games have been made over the years.

In fact, fitting in all the football flash games in this blog post will be impossible. So here are 10 popular games that are the most well-known in their own generations.

While you may disagree that these are the best, we hope that you’ll at least find this list nostalgic.

Tehkan World Cup (1985)

Tehkan World Cup was one of the most popular football flash games in the 1980s. It was a fast game and it boils down to trackball controls and often battles are end-to-end.

Match Day 2 (1987)

Match Day 2 is another great game in 1980s particularly known for its players looking a lot like bodybuilders. The game is slow but there are deflection system, league format, flicks, jumping, and volleys.

Emlyn Hughes International Soccer (1988)

Emlyn Hughes International Soccer is the final 1980s game that became famous due to its wide range of options for techniques such as passing, sliding tackles, back heels, and more.

Kick Off 2 (1990)

The first game to ever be seen by many players in 1990s is Kick Off 2 that looked a lot like its predecessor, Kick Off. There are many expansions and the tournaments are enjoyable.

FIFA International Soccer (1993)

FIFA International Soccer in 1993 marked the beginning of the rising of the FIFA series. It was a great game with the different viewpoints you can play on.

Sensible World of Soccer (1994)

After the FIFA’s first entry comes the Sensible World of Soccer. It adapted everything that was great about Sensible Soccer, and made sure to get better and more enjoyable than its predecessor.

Ultimate Soccer Manager (1995)

In themed-‘90s, Ultimate Soccer Manager have been the most popular football flash game. The management system goes smoother than other games and there are only minor distractions.

Championship Manager: Season 97/98 (1997)

Championship Manager: Season 97/98 is a game in the Championship Manager series that creates football management games. The masterful tactical gameplay makes it great for both non-football and football fans.

World Cup 98 (1998)

World Cup 98 is a very great game that was cultivated from other football flash games by implementing in-game tactical changes and keeping those that are satisfying for the gamers. It’s even better than EA’s FIFA in its timeline.

Iss Pro Evolution (1999)

Iss Pro Evolution is one of the most addicting football flash games where you can build up a dream team from the most promising players on the game.

Football flash games have come a long way with entertaining football fans and even those that have nothing to do with the world’s most popular sport. As the demand for football flash games increase, companies are making new ones. So do you think you’ll keep walking on the memory lane and try to play these games?