Our pitch: the best soccer flicks
As we gear up for next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup, which will be hosted in Canada for the first time ever, we explore how this sport has transcended the film industry.
Drama, comedy, romance, documentary…there is something for everyone. Here are a few successful soccer movies (listed in chronological order):
This comedy starring Rodney Dangerfield will thrill nostalgic 90’s moviegoers.
Another Disney comedy that will strike a chord with many who miss the 90’s movie era.
A romantic comedy that parallels the world of sports, just like it should be.
Fans of comic Kung Fu and “Old School” will definitely get their fix.
This British blockbuster tells the story of a teenage soccer player who wants to pursue her passion, despite her family’s disapproval.
This family comedy starring Will Ferrell is sure to entertain young and old alike!
The first of a trilogy, this movie is what dreams are made of, as it chronicles the life of a young man wishing to escape poverty to become a star player.
After seeing the movie 15 times, this comedy starring Channing Tatum and Amanda Bynes became a definite classic during my teenage years.
Loyal fans of the sport will enjoy the atmosphere that is palpable in this documentary, which follows soccer star Zidane in a match against Real Madrid.
Taking a look at Brian Clough’s rise to prominence as one of English football’s most iconic managers.