Top 11 football documentaries so you don’t get bored at Easter

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Holidays are Netflix days. So that you don’t get bored after the egg hunt and the Easter load, we have something for you: the eleven best football documentaries you can watch on the live streaming service with Team N.

But, please promise us that you will also benefit from the good weather at Easter and only begin to indulge in the evening…

here we are! By the way, the order does not matter …


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The Aljoscha Pause documentary from 2013 accompanies coaches Frank Schmidt, Andre Schubert and Stefan Schmidt for one season. An exciting long-term note for professional business, which is also behind the scenes of DFB Coach Training. Well-known coaches such as Jürgen Klopp, Peter Neurror, Thomas Schaaf and Armin Feh have their say. Honest, close, wonderful.

forbidden games

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A documentary about the tragic story of Justin Fashano, the first gay footballer to date who has appeared while still playing. In October 1990, the Englishman announced his homosexuality. Eight years later he committed suicide.

Antoine Griezmann – A legend is born

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The story of a frail boy who left his homeland France at the age of fourteen to become a professional footballer at the youth academy of Spanish club Real Sociedad San Sebastian. The documentary on Netflix tells about the difficult beginnings and successes on the world football stage up to the World Cup title with France 2018.

The World Cup looks really cool in pixel optics


The World Cup looks really cool in pixel optics

Planet FIFA

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Arte’s documentary, which can also be streamed on Netflix, takes a look at the world of Fifa. It’s about corruption, bribes and mud chests. The documentary was produced shortly before the election of current FIFA President Gianni Infantino, and director Jean-Louis Perez traveled to Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Yaounde, Zurich, New York, Washington and London to conduct his research.

Sunderland until I die

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This documentary series accompanies English club AFC Sunderland during the 2017/2018 season, at the end of which the “Black Cats” were relegated to the third division. Eight episodes (about 40 minutes each) explore the enduring passion of Sunderlanders as they give their all, through ups and downs, for their beloved town club.

Forever pure

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The documentary film about Beitar Al-Quds club, which angered its fans after the club contracted with Muslim players. Betar signed Muslim players for the 2012/13 season – although the club has not tolerated any Arabs on the team since its founding in 1936. A 2016 production by director Maya Zinstein tells of a turbulent season.

A perfect day for France

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In the summer of 1998 Zidane, Disilly, Thuram, Blanc, Deschamps, and whatever they were called made history. France won the world championship for the first time in her own country. French fans, athletes and celebrities remember the moment Equipe Tricolore won the World Cup Final against Brazil on July 12, 98.

Boca Juniors – close up

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Maradona. Tevez. Batistuta. Veron. Riquelme. They all played for Boca Juniors. The club is one of the most successful football teams in Argentina. Boca Juniors players, fans and staff provide an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the legendary Buenos Aires club in this Netflix production.

Real Football Factories

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The 2006 documentary series revolves around the social history, fascination, and riot culture of the past 50 years. Danny Dyer, who also played the leading role in the famous film “Football Factory”, accompanies viewers through various hooligan organizations in England and Scotland in six episodes.

Juventus Turin – record champion

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Another Netflix production. In “Juventus Turin – The Record Champion” you can look behind the scenes of the “Bianconeri” for two seasons of three episodes each. The documentary series goes back to last year, when Juventus celebrated its 120th anniversary. Legends like Alessandro Del Piero have their say, but also players from the current squad like Federico Bernardeschi, Giorgio Chiellini, Miralem Pjanic and coach Massimiliano Allegri.

Forever Chape

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The Brazilian team Chapecoense made sad history. After 71 people, including 19 team players, died in a plane crash on November 28, 2016, and only three players survived the crash with serious injuries, there was worldwide sympathy. The heart-breaking documentary is about rebuilding the club.

(as such)

After promising new signings, many Dortmund fans are excited for the upcoming season. Many hope that the newly formed team around coach Eden Terzic will finally succeed in ousting Bayern from the throne in the Bundesliga. But in the figure of former national team captain Michael Ballack, the famous expert is now stopping the euphoria.

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