If you're a soccer fanatic, you already KNOW that pro soccer in North America is coming on strong these days, with a fan base that's growing faster than any other sport. Now you can put today's soccer excitement on your very own tabletop with the 2016 North American Pro League cards for SOCCER BLAST Pro Soccer Game, NOW AVAILABLE!
Twenty clubs took to the North American pitch in 2016, and fans of the league witnessed another amazingly balanced and remarkably competitive season in 2016. Last season's champion, Portland, was seemingly in the sights of every other club and struggled to a seventh-place finish, out of the playoffs. Meanwhile, the Colorado club, an also-ran in 2015, surged to near the top of its division, signing the league's top keeper to a huge contract and transforming a bottom-division club into an instant contender.
When the regular season ended, the established New York and Dallas clubs sat atop their respective divisions, just as they had at the end of the 2015 campaign. But once the playoffs began, it was anyone's cup to win. Fans of the league were treated to a series of early-round upsets, with Montreal eliminating New York, and Seattle, sparked by the league's rookie of the year, ousting Dallas. The quarterfinals were national affairs, with Toronto and Montreal squaring off in an all-Canadian series, and Colorado and Seattle battling for USA supremacy in the other. Toronto and Seattle emerged as finalists, and put on an epic title match: a scoreless duel that was resolved by penalty kicks, won by Seattle 5-4.
There were plenty of great individual efforts in 2016, all of which you can experience again—or, experience for the first time!—with the 2016 North American Pro Season cards for SOCCER BLAST. New York's explosive forward won the "Golden Boot," with 24 goals, including three in the first 30 minutes of a game against Toronto—the league's fastest hat-trick ever! His cross-town NYC rival striker was right behind, registering 23 goals. Together they had Gotham soccer fans filling the stands all season long. Standing strong against the onslaught of the likes of these guys was a cadre of talented defenders, spearheaded by Dallas' defensive MVP and Los Angeles' German star, and a band of top-notch keepers, led by shut-out leaders in New York and Dallas and the league's "Keeper of the Year," in the Philadelphia net.
With the 2015 North American Pro Season cards for SOCCER BLAST, you can re-live this exciting season in whatever format suits your tabletop availability. You can re-play your favorite team's season, perhaps guiding your guys to the title game! With SOCCER BLAST's fast game time, a 34-game single-team season can be completed in a matter of weeks. Or, pick up the season at the start of the playoffs and paint your own playoff picture. You get over 450 players, each represented with his own unique individual card, printed in team colors. You also get a league summary and an Instant Results card that lets you generate winners of matches with a single dice roll—perfect for recreating the league standings week-by-week as your single team replay unfolds!
The 2016 North American Pro Season card set for SOCCER BLAST Pro Soccer game sells for $28 postage-paid. Or, get the PDF for $18. NOW AVAILABLE!