5 football movies to watch while most of the leagues are suspended at least till the first week of April due to the coronavirus spread.
March has always been one of the hectic football months in the season, but with the outbreak of the COVID-19, most of the football being played around the world is either suspended or being played behind closed doors.
Thus, on social media, fans are wondering what to do, while football is at a pause. One of the things which can be done during this unprecedented break is to watch football movies.
With that one can remain connected with the game and would get to know in-depth perspective around the game. Luckily, there have been only a handful of movies made on football.
So, it was easy to pick out top-5 movies, which we are going to reveal ahead in the article and one should watch these movies while the real-life game is at a halt.
This would also help in spending time in isolation, as remaining away from the crowded places is the best option possible for everyone at this given point of time.
Disclaimer: These are only movies, documentaries have not been included in this list.
1. The Damned United
The Damned United is a 2009 film directed by Tom Hooper and adapted by Peter Morgan from David Peace’s bestselling novel The Damned Utd. The story is around Brian Clough’s 44-day reign as the coach of the English football club Leeds United.
Clough before joining Leeds has been a critic of their physical game-style played under his rival manager Don Revie. Eventually, the former replaces Revie at the Leeds, who are at the top f the English football.
Prior to joining Leeds, Clough spent his time with Hartlepool and Derby County, where he executed his vision along with his trusted deputy Peter Taylor.
The movie shows in the dynamic journey of Clough in the Leeds’ dressing room where he is without Taylor and amidst the players who still have their loyalties with Revie.