Best football films

If you are tired of real soccer then here are some reel soccer.

Bend it Like Beckham

The film explores the world of women’s football. It follows two 18-year-olds with their hearts set on a future in professional soccer. Heart-stopping talent doesn’t seem to be enough when your parents want you to hang up your football boots, find a nice boyfriend and learn to cook chapatti.

Ladybugs Chester thinks he is going to get a promotion, and tells his fiancee. In a meeting with his boss he lies and says he coached soccer before and his boss puts him as the coach of a ladies soccer team. There is only one problem, they suck. The only way to rectify it is to dress his fiancee’s son as a girl and put him on the team.

Air Bud — World Pup

This is how a boy and his dog take on the world of soccer. Josh discovers that his dog, Buddy is extremely talented at soccer so Josh and Buddy join the team.

The Big Green

A sports team of misfit kids learns to play a new sport and become champions, while building self-esteem, making friends and solving a variety of dramatic family crises, through the able assistance of a foreign exchange teacher and a former sports hero as coaches.

Soccer Dog: The Movie

It is a heart-warming comedy about the friendship between the new kid in town and a soccer-playing dog on the lam from the dog-catcher. It’s up to these two underdogs to win the PeeWee Soccer League championship game.

Shaolin Soccer

With the tagline ‘Kick some grass!’, the movie is about a young Shaolin follower who reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage