The Big Guys
Bill's Football Team 2
Japanese Name:
English Name: Footballer
Meaning: "Football"
First Appearance: Chapter 104 (Manga)
Episode 33 (Anime)
Type: Human Spirits
Reiryoku Level: 2,210
Shaman: Bill Burton

The Big Guys are the twenty one spirits of of Bill Burton former football team that now serve as his Guardian Ghosts.


They are the twenty one members of Bill Burton's former football team called the "The Big Guys". When Bill refused to give an autograph, a fan cuts the brakes of their bus killing all of them but Bill in an accident. Their spirits continued to follow Bill around after the accident as if they were still a team.[2]

Oversoul and AttacksEdit

O.S. Football TeamEdit

O.S. Football Team

  • Shaman: Bill Burton
  • O.S. Type: Spirit Type
  • Spirit Ally: The Big Guys (human ghosts)
  • Medium used: Football

Description: By using his football, Bill is able to Over Soul all 21 members of his former team. When Over Souled, they all work together in perfect tandem, following the orders of Bill, and attack people using plays and moves typically used as if they were playing a football game.


  • Big Touchdown: The only attack shown so far. Bill and his team tackle the opponent. This was first shown when Bill faced the X-Laws but he was defeated before it hit.
  • Steel Curtain: An anime only attack. Bill has his team create a wall that surrounds his opponent, and his teammates prevent the opponent from exiting the wall. This was used against Yoh to prevent him from interfering with Ashil's fight with Yoh's friends.
  • Blitzkrieg Blitz:

Anime/Manga DifferencesEdit

The Big Guys

The Big Guys in the anime.

Unnamed O.S.

Big Guy Bill Anime Only Over Soul

Bill's Unnamed O.S in the anime

  • Shaman:Bill Burton
  • O.S. Type: Giant Type
  • Spirit Ally: The Big Guys (Human Ghosts)
  • Medium used: Himself

Description: By using himself, Bill turns into a red giant with bull horns. However, Bill couldn't control his new powered up Furyoku and his body couldn't handle it. This ends up killing him ("knocked out" in the English anime) .


  • Guest Touchdown: Bill tackles his opponent. This was used against Tao Ren.



  1. Shaman King: Legacy of Spirits
  2. Shaman King Manga - Kang Zeng Bang Volume 10 Extras

External LinksEdit

  • Football - A Wikipedia Article about Football
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