The 10 Best Soccer Movies in History

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The Damned United

Michael Sheen was amazing is Frost/Nixon. Michael Sheen is amazing right now in Showtime’s Masters of Sex. So, of course, mainly due to yet another fantastic performance by Michael Sheen, The Damned United is easily one of the best soccer movies that you can find. Based on David Pearce’s 2007 novel, this film (which is a fictionalization of true events) follows Sheen as Brian Clough, an eccentric soccer manager, and his success at Derby County and during his 44 days in charge of Leeds United.

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Chris is a graduate of Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, where he majored in English and FIlm. He has been writing for TVOvermind and Uncoached for two years and has written about numerous different television shows and pop culture topics. Contact him through Twitter (@ckinger13).
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