Football Documentaries: 5 Brilliant Ones You Should Watch

If you have got some time on your hands, then there are a number of excellent football documentaries that you shouldn’t miss on streaming services.


Whether you prefer Netflix, Prime, or another streaming service platform such as YouTube, the quality of the documentaries available is top-notch. Whether you fancy a film about Barcelona, Manchester City, the Champions League, the following films are perfect until the games are back.

Football Documentaries

The Champions League will return soon and fans are debating which clubs will qualify for the final eight. Fans can click the link here to get a bet bonus before wagering on the next round of fixtures in the tournament. These 5 brilliant soccer streaming documentaries are perfect if you are staying in tonight.

Boca Juniors Confidential (Netflix)

Boca Juniors Confidential is a look behind the scenes of one of the most famous football clubs in the world. The four-episode docu-series follows Boca Juniors ahead of their 2018 season. It gives viewers access to the legendary club and its players. The documentary intertwines interviews with players, fans, and coaches as the club prepare for another gruelling Superliga season. The only problem with Boca Juniors Confidential is it contains a mere four episodes.

The latest report indicated that Netflix has yet to greenlight a second season. If Netflix does renew another season, it will once again follow Boca Juniors as they attempt to win the Superliga championship and possibly Copa Libertadores. Football fans are anticipating the new season in Argentina and can visit this website to get a bet bonus before wagering on all of the games from the Superliga.

Class of ‘92 (Amazon Prime)

The Class of ‘92 follows six of the most famous English footballers of the last 30 years: David Beckham, Paul Scholes, Phil and Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs, and Nicky Butt. All six came through Manchester United’s youth academy in the 1990s and became world-wide stars. Despite their levels of success and playing all over the world, the group remained friends off of the pitch and that friendships is portrayed in the film.

Take Us Home: Leeds United (Amazon Prime)

One of the most gripping football documentaries on Prime is the recently released Take Us Home: Leeds United. The docu-series follows Leeds United in 2018-19 and their bid to win promotion to the Premier League. Narrated by Russell Crow, the film is an all-access look into the coaches’ and players’ lives, and day-to-day running of one of England’s most famous teams.

All or Nothing: Brazil National Team (Amazon Prime)

In February 2020, Prime launched All or Nothing: Brazil National Team after the streaming services highly popular docu-series on Manchester City. With football documentaries being all the rage currently, fans have been treated to some excellent series and All or Nothing: Brazil National Team doesn’t let you down. The series is an in-depth look at Brazil’s 2019 Copa America win and the road to the trophy.

Take the Ball, Pass the Ball (Amazon Prime)

Released in 2018, Take the Ball, Pass the Ball mostly focuses on Barcelona’s success under former manager Pep Guardiola between 2008 and 2012. The documentary is based on football journalist Graham Hunter’s popular book Barca: The Making of the Greatest Team in the World. Take the Ball, Pass the Ball not only looks at Guardiola and the team’s success, but at the rise of Lionel Messi as the world’s greatest player of the last decade.

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