The 10 Best Soccer Movies in History

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Fever Pitch

No, not the Boston Red Sox baseball comedy featuring Jimmy Fallon and Drew Barrymone. This is the Fever Pitch that inspired that movie, and not to slight Jimmy Fallon (love what he’s been doing with The Tonight Show), but Colin Firth is an incredible upgrade in the actor department. Fever Pitch is a pretty awesome adaptation of Nick Hornby’s truly fantastic novel, as we watch Firth’s Paul Ashworth, a London school teacher, struggle with how to balance his love for his favorite football team, Arsenal, and his love for his new girlfriend.

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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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