History of Soccer

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  • 2018
  • 1 Season

It's the greatest story ever played. Explore some of the biggest moments in men's soccer.

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Soccer's Greatest Head-to-Head: Van Basten vs Klinsmann
15. Soccer's Greatest Head-to-Head: Van Basten vs Klinsmann
June 8, 2018
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 vs Bale
14. Beckham vs Bale
June 8, 2018
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 vs Platini
13. Zidane vs Platini
June 8, 2018
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 vs Ronaldo
12. Messi vs Ronaldo
June 8, 2018
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.
Soccer's Greatest Head-to-Head: Pele vs Maradona
11. Soccer's Greatest Head-to-Head: Pele vs Maradona
June 8, 2018
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.
Soccer Godfathers: Louis Van Gaal
10. Soccer Godfathers: Louis Van Gaal
June 8, 2018
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.
Soccer Godfathers: Claudio Ranieri
9. Soccer Godfathers: Claudio Ranieri
June 8, 2018
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.
Soccer Godfathers: Roy Hodgson
8. Soccer Godfathers: Roy Hodgson
June 8, 2018
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.
Soccer Godfathers: Sven Goran Erikkson
7. Soccer Godfathers: Sven Goran Erikkson
June 8, 2018
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.
Soccer Godfathers: Gerard Houllier
6. Soccer Godfathers: Gerard Houllier
June 8, 2018
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.
Soccer's Greatest Moments: Seven Goals That Shook the World
5. Soccer's Greatest Moments: Seven Goals That Shook the World
June 8, 2018
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.
Soccer's Greatest Moments: Bring Me The Head Of Diego Armando Maradona
4. Soccer's Greatest Moments: Bring Me The Head Of Diego Armando Maradona
June 8, 2018
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.
Soccer's Greatest Moments: The Three Musketeers: France '98
3. Soccer's Greatest Moments: The Three Musketeers: France '98
June 8, 2018
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.
Soccer's Greatest Moments: Return to Turin: Italia '90
2. Soccer's Greatest Moments: Return to Turin: Italia '90
June 8, 2018
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.
Soccer's Greatest Moments: Pele, Argentina and the Dictators
1. Soccer's Greatest Moments: Pele, Argentina and the Dictators
June 8, 2018
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.
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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.

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  • Premiere Date
    June 8, 2018