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Foosball isn't what it used to be

Foosball isn't what it used to be

The memories are usually fuzzy, clouded by decades of other diversions or simply by the fact that, even back then, you'd already forgotten by the next day that you'd played.

Once thought to be the beer pong of its time, foosball is now more hardcore than fraternity chic, more a competitive sport than simply a reason to hoist a few.

For those who play the game professionally, it is their life, if not quite their livelihood. For those looking to rediscover the game, this is not your father's (or mother's) foosball.

It has been around for nearly a century, founded by an Englishman who wanted to recreate the play of his favorite local soccer team, Tottenham Hotspurs, in...