Characteristics of soccer slots
Soccer slots, like slots in general, can offer very varied gameplay with different amounts of game lines and reels, some even have several game screens. Often times, they are 5-reel slots whose interface is located in a football field or stadium, in some cases the game is developed on an album of collectible cards.
They have symbols that allow the player to enter the world of football, from the shirts of the different teams, the game ball, the boots, the goalkeeper’s glove, the referee’s whistle to the championship trophy. Special features such as free spins or risky mini-games are set in penalty shootouts or tournaments.
Most popular soccer slot machines
Even in the smallest online casino you would surely find a football slot. We tell you which ones are best known so you know where to start.
Bicicleta is a Yggdrasil slot with 5 reels and 25 pay lines. Combine players from different national teams with hearts, spades, clubs and diamonds tuned with soccer balls. The Wild works as a wild and the special symbols Free Spin and Trophy, which also have their own coefficient, are the two ways to activate the free spins method, during which all player symbols become Sticky Wild.
In the same style we have the Football Star slot by Microgaming with 5 reels and 243 lines of play. It also features free spins and an extra wild for sure prizes. The main peculiarity of the slot is that after a successful spin, the winning symbols disappear and are replaced by others before the next spin of the reels, thus obtaining an extra chance. You will rotate the players of different positions on the football field next to the referee, the boots, the goal, the stadium full of people.
Football Champions Cup of the company NetEnt surprises from the outset. It gives you a choice to choose the selection you want to play with. You can choose between 24 different ones from the Spanish one, brasilera, Argentine to the German one. Once you’re on the grass, your mission is to spin the card symbols, boots, whistles, gloves, shirts and badges along with the special symbols to get the biggest trophy.
This slot is generous with special functions such as the penalty shootout with which you play prizes at the four corners, the free spins tournament in the form of a knockout phase, the Overlay Wild symbols that are hooked on top of other icons or the free spins. The Bonus symbols, Scatter and the different versions of Wild are responsible for triggering such special bonuses.
In the Football 3×3 slot, the company 1×2 Gaming has innovated with the game interface: it is divided into 9 integrated screens with 3 reels and a single pay line. Apart from this, the slot is extremely simple, since you only need to get 3 identical symbols in any of these 9 lines. In total, it has 18 different icons among which there are various shirts and balls, a goal and the golden cup or jackpot.
Manolo el del Bombo is a production of MGA and, like most of their slots from this company, it includes a lower and upper game screen, three bonus games and advance buttons. This slot transports you to the World Cup with the Spanish team and Manolo, with his kick reel, beret and number 12, helps you get the maximum trophy and get to the dressing room minigames, reels and penalties.
Other well-known free football slots are Football Star from Microgaming and Benchwarmer Football Girls from Playtech. Don’t forget that you can play all of them without downloading any software thanks to the demo versions.
Soccer-Inspired Game Developers
In addition to those mentioned above, there are many football slots that have been created by game developers. For example Playtech has developed several football slot games such as Football Carnival, Top Trumps Football Stars, Football Rules or Wild Games; Microgaming has developed Soccer Safari, Offside And Seek and Shoot !, among others; iSoftBet with Hot Shots; 1x2gaming with Soccer Slots, Virtual World Cup or Virtual Soccer; Nextgen gaming with Top Strike Championship; MGA has created the well-known Manolo el del Bombo.
But they have also launched soccer games companies whose names do not ring so often, such as Sensible Soccer: Euro Cup by Ash gaming, Number One by Fugaso, Soccer Babes by Spinomenal, Golden Goal by Play’n’Go, Cup Carnivel by Eyecon, Footy Frenzy by Cayetano gaming, Mondial by Game and many more. If you want to train yourself to score the best goals, you have an infinite number of games.