As arguably the world's most popular spectator sport, and a game watched by billions across the world, it should come as no surprise that filmmakers have for years tried to capture the essence of football onto celluloid.
The results, however, have been rather mixed.
For every classic piece of cinema involving the beautiful game, there are many more movies that come across as too schmaltzy, too cliched or that simply fail to convey why football means so much to so many people.
For this article, let us focus on the best. We have selected 10 of the greatest movies ever made about the sport, a mixture of documentaries and drama that are guaranteed to capture your heart from start to finish.