History of Soccer - The Beautiful Game
||This beautifully produced 7 DVD collection takes you beyond great goals and classic match action to focus on every aspect of the game. On and off the pitch, along the corridors of power, from its humble beginnings to the billion dollar industry it is today.
Through exclusive interviews filmed in over 50 countries, the series explores the tremendous influence soccer holds over our lives. We investigate the factors that have enabled soccer players to become cultural icons and millionaires, recognized throughout the world.
Every aspect of the sport is covered, with exclusive footage, ground-breaking interviews with icons of the game - past and present - and revealing insights into why soccer generates more excitement, passion and wealth across the world than any other sport.
DVD Extras Include:
- Never before seen footage of the first ever moving pictures of soccer (1897)
- The first ever FA Cup Final on film (1901)
- The first international match on film (Wales v Ireland)
- The first England v Scotland game on film (1907),li>Rare footage of the first European Cup Final (1927)
- Extended interviews with some of soccer`s greats: Pele, Zizinho, Maradona, Zinedine Zidane, Sir Bobby Charlton and more
- Every single goal from every World Cup Final game