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Fascinating foosball documentary puts a thoughtful spin on tabletop soccer

Feb 07, 2020 - Chicago Sun-Times

Filmmakers follow some colorful and likable characters who play the tabletop game on a professional circuit. Back in the 1970s, in a few of the nicer homes in my neighborhood that had "finished basements," you might see a pool table, a Ping-Pong table or a foosball table.


Aka table soccer. That addictive, competitive game in which you'd furiously jostle those stick-person players, trying some fancy passes, lining up your defense but mostly just spinning and pushing and...