Top 10 best football documentaries of all time

Raumdeuter's unique guide to the best football documentaries you can watch on YouTube, DailyMotion, Netflix and Amazon.

Holidays, what better time to watch some great football documentaries. We’ve set up a list to keep you busy for a while, with the promise of updating it from time to time.

50 Most shocking moments in World Cup history (2014)

A video that’s hosted by Richard Bacon and Peter Crouch. The documentary covers the World Cups till 2010, so you won’t find Germany’s 7-1 win over Brazil. However, Zidane’s Headbutt is there. A really, really good show!

Raumdeuter Rating: 9/10

The Four Year Plan (2011)

The truth about football management. Lunatics in the boardroom and everything done in Cosa Nostra style. This might prove shocking for some football fans. Flavio Briatore is the main figure of the documentary about London based football club Queens Park Rangers. A must watch!

Raumdeuter Rating: 9/10

20 Football Transfers That Shocked the World (2011)

In this one, you’ll find the most shocking deals, featuring the likes of Pelé and Cristiano Ronaldo, till 2011.

Raumdeuter Rating: 8/10

World Cup’s 50 Greatest Moments (2014)

Crouch was substituted by Rio Ferdinand, who took charge of this one alongside pop star Olly Murs. Thierry Henry, Sir Bobby Charlton, Leonardo, Michael Owen and Gary Lineker also have a word in this. The show features the most memorable moments in World Cup History (till 2010).

Raumdeuter Rating: 8/10

20 Goals that Shook the World (2011)

1978 World Cup winners and former Tottenham players, argentineans Ricky Villa and Ossie Ardiles have a lot to say about the time they’ve spent in the Premier League. These are some of the 20 most dramatic goals in football history.

Raumdeuter Rating: 8/10

Kings for a Day – Football’s Giantkillers (2012)

This show presents the David vs. Goliath aspect of The FA Cup. It features interviews with FA Cup giant-killers Ronnie Radford and Vinnie Jones plus legendary FA Cup commentator John Motson. Definitely not a thriller, but provides a unique insight into what huge underdogs feel each year when they have the chance to face a top-flight club.

Raumdeuter Rating: 7/10

La Liga de Ronaldo (2003)

This Spanish documentary features Ronaldo Luís Nazário De Lima, Il Fenomeno, during his first season at Real Madrid (and all the goals he scored). Although it’s in Spanish, it’s really worth the watch!

Raumdeuter Rating: 7/10

Managing England: The Impossible Job (2018)

This documentary encapsulates how the rigours of being an international manager can affect a person. It includes awkward meetings with players, rants at the press and visits to prisons.

Raumdeuter Rating: 7/10

Class of ’92: Out of Their League (2015)

In this four-episode mini-series made in 2015, years after their own run as football champions, five former Man United stars buy a local non-league team and try to take it to the distance.

Raumdeuter Rating: 8/10

Para Sempre Chape (2018)

This documentary follows in the wake of the plane crash that claimed the lives of 71 people and how Brazilian club Chapecoense seeks to rebuild the team that made history.

Raumdeuter Rating: 7/10

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