The best films about soccer ever made

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Becoming Zlatan’ (2015): This film is all about the rise of Zlatan Ibrahimović. Originally from Sweden, he is known as one of the best strikers of his era.

The Damned United’ (2009): Michael Sheen stars as Brian Clough (1935-2004), the coach who led Leeds United for only 44 days.

‘She’s the Man’ (2006): Amanda Bynes is great in this comedy. Viola (Bynes) and her twin brother (James Kirk) swap places.

'The Miracle of Bern' (2003): In this heartwarming film, a little boy Matthias (Louis Klamroth) is trying to live a normal life in post-war Germany.

Green Street Hooligans’ (2005): Charlie Hunnam and Elijah Wood star in this great film. Matt Buckner is a student at Harvard but gets wrongfully expelled.

‘Ronaldo’ (2015): As the name suggests, this documentary film is all about the life of famed soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo. 

‘The Two Escobars’ (2010): This documentary film weaves together the story of Andrés Escobar, the soccer player, and Pablo Escobar, the drug kingpin.

‘Victory’ (1981): In this brilliant film set during WWII, a group of prisoners of war in Paris are preparing to play the German National Team.

‘Bend It Like Beckham’ (2002): This is a great feel-good soccer film. Starring Keira Knightley and Parminder Nagra.

Diego Maradona’ (2019): Diego Maradona (1960-2020) is regarded as one of the best players in soccer history.