lets you step out of the stands and onto the field in the latest incarnation of the best-selling soccer series. With over 50 national teams and 17 different leagues, including each player and uniform per league, the competition in FIFA 2001 is real and intense. Adding to the authenticity of the gameplay, players now adopt a realistic sense of urgency as the ball enters and leaves their circle of influence. FIFA 2001's environment is alive-- sidelines bustle with activity from spectators, coaches, and teammates as the clouds roll over the stadium and the weather and lighting changes.
For the first time ever, ad boards rotate, linesmen flag offside offenders, and avid fans wave flags and sing chants for the home team. Players come to life through detailed appearances, skill, and behavior. You can immerse yourself in the action through new cinematic camera design and ambient audio. These all-new living, breathing, sights, and sounds define the on-field soccer experience. FIFA 2001 provides an unparalleled collection of today's best national teams, domestic leagues and international matches from around the world. Newcomers to the series will enjoy easy-to-play accessibility while experienced game players will appreciate the depth of gameplay.