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FIFA Football 2003, known as FIFA Soccer 2003 in North America and commonly known as FIFA 2003 or FIFA 03, is a football video game released in October 2002 produced by Electronic Arts and released by EA Sports.

FIFA 2003 is the tenth game in the FIFA Football series and the seventh to be produced in 3D. A number of new features were added to improve upon the previous version. Club Championship Mode was introduced with the feature of playing against 17 of Europe's top clubs in their own stadiums and the fans singing their unique chants and songs. A TV-style broadcast package gave highlights at half-time and full-time, as well as comprehensive analysis. One of the most anticipated new features was EA Sport's "Freestyle Control" which allows the user to flick the ball on and lay it off to team mates. Other additions include greater likenesses of players such as Thierry Henry and Ronaldinho, as well as realistic player responses.

The European cover featured Roberto Carlos in Brazil's kit, Ryan Giggs in his Manchester United shirt and Edgar Davids in Juventus colours. In the USA, Landon Donovan appeared on the cover in Roberto Carlos' place.

Soundtrack[]

  • Japan a.mia - "Jumpin' to the Moon (Unexplored Field Mix)"
  • Sweden Antiloop - "In My Mind"
  • Canada Avril Lavigne - "Complicated (Pablo La Rossa Vocal Mix)"
  • Italy Bedroom Rockers - "Drivin'"
  • France Dax Riders - "Real Fonky Time"
  • England Dog - "Force"
  • Scotland Idlewild - "You Held the World in Your Arms"
  • England Kosheen - "Hide U"
  • England Kosheen - "Pride"
  • England Ms. Dynamite - "Dy-Na-Mi-Tee"
  • Denmark Safri Duo - "Played A-Live (The Bongo Song)"
  • Germany Sportfreunde Stiller - "Independent"
  • Sweden Spotrunnaz - "Bigger and Better"
  • Germany Timo Maas - "To Get Down (Fatboy Slim Remix)"
  • England The Chemical Brothers - "Galaxy Bounce" (available as a modifications and hacks (PC version only) but not included in the original game)

Playable Teams and Leagues[]

National Teams[]

In-game Leagues[]

  • Austria Austrian T-Mobile Bundesliga
  • Belgium Belgian Jupiler League
  • Brazil Brazilian League (still not in the Campeonato Brasileiro format)
  • Denmark SAS Ligaen
  • England FA Premier League
  • France Ligue 1
  • Germany German Bundesliga
  • Italy Serie A
  • South Korea K-League
  • United States Major League Soccer
  • Norway Norwegian Tippeligaen
  • Scotland Scottish Premier League
  • Spain Spanish Primera
  • Sweden Swedish Allsvenskan
  • Switzerland Swiss Axpo

Teams in Rest of the World[]

  • Czech Republic AC Sparta Prague
  • Czech Republic FC Sigma Olomouc
  • France Beauvais
  • France Caen
  • France Le Mans
  • France Lorient
  • France Metz
  • Germany FC Cologne
  • Germany FC St. Pauli
  • Germany Fuerth
  • Germany Mainz
  • Germany SC Freiburg
  • Greece Olympiakos
  • Greece PAOK

  • Israel Ashdod SC
  • Israel Beitar Jerusalem
  • Israel Hapoel Beer-Sheva
  • Israel Hapoel Petah-Tikva
  • Israel Hapoel Tel-Aviv
  • Israel Maccabi Haifa
  • Israel Maccabi Netanya
  • Israel Maccabi Petah-Tikva
  • Israel Maccabi Tel-Aviv
  • Italy Venezia
  • Italy Verona
  • Netherlands Ajax
  • Netherlands Feyenoord
  • Netherlands PSV Eindhoven

  • Poland Wisla Krakow
  • Portugal Benfica
  • Portugal FC Porto
  • Portugal Sporting Lisbon
  • Romania Rapid Bucharest
  • Slovenia Maribor Lasko
  • Spain Elche
  • Spain Las Palmas
  • Spain Real Zaragoza
  • Spain Tenerife
  • Spain Xerez
  • Turkey Galatasaray

Teams in Club Championship Mode[]

  • Belgium Anderlecht
  • England Arsenal
  • England Liverpool
  • England Manchester United
  • France Lyon
  • France Paris Saint-Germain
  • France Lens
  • Germany Bayern Munich
  • Germany Borussia Dortmund

  • Germany Bayer Leverkusen
  • Italy Juventus
  • Italy Internazionale
  • Italy AS Roma
  • Netherlands Ajax Amsterdam
  • Spain Barcelona
  • Spain Real Madrid
  • Spain Valencia
  • Turkey Galatasaray

External Links[]

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