In the 1960s, soccer (football) also became popular in Japan. So it was almost inevitable that Nintendo would introduce some soccer based games.
|Nintendo Table Soccer (1965)|
The first soccer game Nintendo released is called Table Soccer. It was released in 1965 for the reasonable price of ¥400. This was followed in 1970 by Dynamic Soccer.
Table Soccer is a sports simulation game, simliar to the game of Subbuteo.