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It's the greatest story ever played. Explore some of the biggest moments in men's soccer. History of Soccer is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (15 episodes). The series first aired on June 8, 2018.

History of Soccer is available for streaming on the HISTORY Vault website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch History of Soccer on demand at Vudu online.

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1 Season, 15 Episodes
June 8, 2018
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History of Soccer Full Episode Guide

  • Van Basten or Klinsmann? Our panel of experts apply the latest in science, data, and their own experiences to even the playing field and fiercely debate who is truly the world's greatest player.

  • Beckham or Bale? Our panel of experts apply the latest in science, data, and their own experiences to even the playing field and fiercely debate who is truly the world's greatest player.

  • Zidane or Platini? Our panel of experts apply the latest in science, data, and their own experiences to even the playing field and fiercely debate who is truly the world's greatest player.

  • Messi or Ronaldo? Our panel of experts apply the latest in science, data, and their own experiences to even the playing field and fiercely debate who is truly the world's greatest player.

  • Pele or Maradonä Our panel of experts apply the latest in science, data, and their own experiences to even the playing field and fiercely debate who is truly the world's greatest player.

  • Louis Van Gaal, who won 20 titles as a coach, reveals his soccer philosophy, how he coped with his wife's death, and how he won league championships in three different countries. Interviewed by Geoff Shreeves.

  • He masterminded the 'Miracle of Leicester', the improbable Premier league triumph of Leicester City football club. Discover the truth about Ranieri's numerous sackings and how he earned the nickname, The Tinkerman.

  • Roy Hodgson was knocked down only to make a comeback. He helped revolutionize soccer in Sweden, won titles in multiple countries, led Fulham to the Europa league final, and managed the English national team.

  • He went from Swedish third division to champion of Italy's Serie A, winning a European trophy with a team of part timers. As their past manager, see how Eriksson feels England should have done in the 2006 World Cup.

  • Gerard Houllier went from schoolteacher to treble-winning manager with Liverpool FC. Interviewed by Sky Sports correspondent and reporter, Geoff Shreeves, Houllier reveals how the game he loves, almost killed him.

  • The world's two most successful football nations - host nation Brazil and Germany - collided in the semi-finals with a shuddering impact. At the final whistle, it was Germany's win, 7-1; it was a national nightmare for Brazil, from which it has since struggled to recover.

  • Diego Maradona's career played out over 16 years, three continents, and five World Cups. His is a tale of rejection, shame, redemption, revenge, and glory.

  • The fates of three men who would ultimately end up in the same club team defined the 1998 World Cup. David Beckham, Zinedine Zidane and Ronaldo Luis Nazário de Lima enjoyed very contrasting fortunes.

  • Cameroon, one of the World Cup's newest entrants, and veteran goal scorer Roger Milla beat defending champion Argentina in their first game, leading to one of the most remarkable tournaments of modern times.

  • Led by the extraordinary genius of Pele, Brazil's 1970 team was the embodiment of unique Brazilian style built on flair and raw skill. Immortalized in their 4-1 thrashing of former two-time world champions Italy.