The Best PlayStation 2 Soccer Games

Over 900 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best PlayStation 2 Soccer Games
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Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for PlayStation 2 at some point.

If you owned a PS2 at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few soccer games in your collection. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best PS2 soccer games of all time.

This list features the most popular and best-selling soccer games that were released for the PlayStation 2. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Games on this poll include FIFA 14, Pro Evolution Soccer 2, and Sega Soccer Slam. Vote for your favorite video games below.

Most divisive: This is Football 2003
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    • Developer: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

    Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 6 has the eye-catching cover graced by the formidable Adriano and John Terry. With its realistic gameplay that demands strategic placement of passes coupled with the skillful art of defending, this game proved to be a real game changer. From inclusion of intricate Master League features to offering in-game currency; it gained a cult following and carved its niche in the football gaming community.

  • FIFA Street 2
    Feb 28 2006
    164 votes
    • Developer: EA Canada, Exient Entertainment

    FIFA Street 2, with its cover graced by none other than Cristiano Ronaldo, bursts onto the scene with a bang. The gameplay throws traditional football rules to the wind, adding its unique flavour with players executing jaw-dropping trick shots and blazing fast footwork in urban settings. Despite mixed reviews, it paved the way for a fresh, street-style approach to football video games.

  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2 saw Landon Donovan take the centre stage, starring on the cover. Packed with improved graphics, immersive gameplay, and a robust story-mode, PES 2 left a lasting imprint on the gaming world. Its refined shooting and dribbling mechanics, along with an extensive range of teams and players, marked a cornerstone for future Pro Evolution Soccer games.

  • FIFA 14
    158 votes
    • Developer: EA Canada

    FIFA 14 rolls onto the pitch with global soccer sensation Lionel Messi gracing its cover. The game enhanced the emotional connect through its impressive player narratives and added weight to the gameplay by introducing a ball physics system. This innovative element reshaped how gamers played FIFA, turning FIFA 14 into a keystone in the history of soccer video games.

  • Pro Evolution Soccer 5 put well-loved players John Terry and Thierry Henry on its cover. It roped in gamers with its intricate storylines and blend of simulated multiplayer games alongside the Master League feature. It further cemented its place in the gaming community by offering an enriched gameplay experience and raising the competitive soccer gaming bar to a staggering new height.

  • FIFA Street
    Feb 22 2005
    83 votes
    • Developer: EA Canada

    On the cover of FIFA Street, the magnetic charisma of Peter Crouch caught the eye instantly. With the inclusion of a story mode that introduced players to the street football culture, the game provided a unique twist to conventional soccer gaming. The dramatic and flashy gameplay, designed within an urbanized aesthetic, marked FIFA Street as an influential game that broadened the boundaries of football simulation.