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Goal! is a soccer game published by Jaleco for the NES in 1989. It was originally developed by TOSE for the Famicom and published in Japan under the name Moero!! Pro Soccer (燃えろ!! プロサッカー lit. "Burn!! Pro Soccer"?). As the title suggests, it is part of Jaleco's Moero!! series of sports games, which includes Moero!! Pro Yakyuu, better known outside of Japan as Bases Loaded.
The game has four modes: World Cup, Tournament, Shoot Competition, and Vs. Mode. The object of the game is the same as in real football; one team must score more goals than the other to win. In World Cup mode, players must choose one of sixteen international football teams and compete to advance to the finals. In Tournament mode, players must choose one of eight American teams and compete in a standard single elimination tournament. In Shoot Competition mode, players must choose one of three characters and try to score as many shots out of five as possible. And in Vs. Mode, two human players face off against each other. When playing World Cup or Tournament mode with two players, the players can either play on the same team or against each other.
Jaleco followed the game with several sequels and localizations, including Goal! Two for the NES, a SNES version also titled Goal! in North American and Super Goal! in Europe, and Super Goal! 2. In 1993, Jaleco published Tose's Game Boy port of Goal!, which Tose adapted from their Japanese Game Boy release J-Cup Soccer.