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Top 5 Football Documentaries of this decade

Top 5 Football Documentaries of this decade

5. Zidane : A 21st Century Potrait

Released: 2006

IMDb Rating: 6.4

Directors: Douglas Gordon, Philippe Parreno

Stars: David Beckham, Zinedine Zidane

Football match Real Madrid vs. Villareal, April 23, 2005, from the perspective of soccer superstar Zinedine Zidane.

4. Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos

Released: 2006

IMDb Rating: 7.3

Directors: Paul Crowder, John Dower

Writers: John Dower, Mark Monroe

The rise and fall of the N.Y. Cosmos. The soccer team that brought Pele to America; against the backdrop of N.Y. City in the 70’s.

3. The Referee

Released: 2010

IMDb Rating: 8.1

Directors: Mattias Low

Writers: Orvar Anklew, Mattias Low

Swedish soccer referee Martin Hansson had a successful journey towards his big dream in life, the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Then one dark night in Paris on November 18th, 2009, all hell broke loose.

2.  The Class of 92

Released: 2013

IMDb Rating: 8.2

Directors: Benjamin Turner, Gave Turner

Writers: David Beckham, Ryan Giggs, Nicky Butt

The Class of 92, a cinematic documentary detailing the rise to prominence and global sporting superstardom of six supremely talented young Manchester United footballers

1. The Two Escobars

Released: 2010

IMDb Rating: 8.5

Directors: Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist

Writers: Nick Sprague, Michael Zimbalist

The rise of Colombian soccer is attributed to the influx of drug money into the sport by Pablo Escobar and the other drug cartels. However, the team’s swift decline after Escobar’s death results in the murder of star player Andres Escobar.

 

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