The 10 Best Soccer Movies On Netflix
Ah, Netflix, the place everyone goes to binge watch the hottest TV shows and the latest movies. It's perfect for when you want to relax after work, avoid an ex or cure a hangover. Or if you're a soccer addict like us, then you know it's a place you can go to watch different soccer movies and documentaries. And if you didn't know that...you know now. So here's a list of the top 10 soccer movies (in no particular order) on Netflix. Now go grab some popcorn and let us know your favorites!
Top Soccer Movies on Netflix
- The Class of '92
- Becoming Zlatan
- Life of Ryan
- Planet FIFA
- The Summer of '92
- Green Street Hooligans
- Sons of Ben
- Soccer City
The film follows six talented young Manchester United footballers (David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Phil and Gary Neville). Learn how these players formed one of the world’s most admired and celebrated teams. Not only is this film about the beautiful game of soccer, but it’s also about true friendship and family.
You already know the iconic player on the pitch, but now it’s time to get to know him off the pitch. This sports documentary follows Zlatan Ibrahimovic through his early life, ups and downs and 2005 breakthrough.
The film digs into the life of Ryan Giggs as he transitions from player to manager. Follow the legend as he works to revamp Manchester United through the 2013/14 Premiership season.
The French documentary Planet FIFA outlines the history and big names of FIFA. See how soccer’s governing body has been impacted over the years and learn about how the corporation made a name for itself and the soccer community.
Take a trip back to 1992 when Denmark made football history. The coach must whip his team into shape in order to prepare the Danish national soccer team for the European Championship.
The ex-manager of England’s Manchester United gets his wallet stolen by an 11-year old boy. The young soccer player finds himself in a situation with Sir Matt Busby, a person he never thought he would be face to face with.
Meet the biggest fans of Major League Soccer. The group that took matters into their own hands and started a fan group called the Sons of Ben to help bring a team to their hometown. Their goal was to reach 100 members but by the end of the year, they gained a total of 1,500 members!
South Africa hosts its first World Cup and gives local soccer players a chance to reflect on their lives, their struggle and their soccer community.