Hey! Stop so many work posts and more work. As this may be the thinking that readers of our blog have, in this new entry we want to bring you something so that you can enjoy a little while on the couch, a movie or a series. And what better topic to watch than sport? Boom!
So that you don’t always see the weekend’s game or the marathon in your city, we have selected a variety of films and series related to sports management, training and sports in general.
“Based on a true event. It tells the story of Ken Carter, a controversial basketball coach who received both praise and harsh criticism when he made national news in 1999 for suspending his team’s next games. As soon as he arrived at the dressing room, Carter imposed a strict regime, using a contract with clauses that ensured respectful behavior and dress codes: if they did not comply with them, the players, who were overly confident, would not be able to play on his team.
When, however, he was aware of the low academic performance of the young people, he forced them to resume their studies for the quarterly exams and forget to play for a while, a tremendously controversial and revolutionary decision, which nevertheless ended with unexpected results. ”
Giants to victory
“Grant Taylor has been the coach of the Shiloh Eagles for the past six years, and he has never been able to lead his team to victory. He does the best he can, and the team members couldn’t imagine a better coach, but losses keep happening and Grant even learns one night that his players’ relatives are planning to request his resignation.
To make matters worse, Grant has to face the announcement that his beloved wife Brooke is infertile. Deep in sadness and despair, the soccer coach desperately prays to God. Just then, he receives a visit from a mysterious character who gives him a very particular message. From then on, Grant will challenge his players to have an indestructible faith in victory, and little by little, their situation will begin to change. ”
“The story centers on Billy Beane (Brad Pitt,‘ The Curious Case of Benjamin Buttom ’), the new general manager of Oakland Athletics, a modest baseball team (that doesn’t win too many games). It tells of his attempt to create a competitive club despite the financial difficulties he is going through, so he will have to adjust to the very small budget he has. But Billy Beane has an ace up his sleeve. Through a sophisticated computer game analysis machine, statistics are used to select team members that nobody would want in principle. This will forever change the way you sign players in the American competition. A true story of self-improvement in which, through ingenuity and a competitive spirit, success is achieved. ”
“It is the year 1979, American society has gone through several of the most critical moments in its history, including the failure of Watergate, the Vietnam War or the resignation of Nixon. People’s spirits are not at their best. In this context, Herb Brooks is appointed coach of the ice hockey team that will represent the USA at the Olympics. To everyone’s surprise, given that the members of the group were university students with a short experience, the American team beats the dreaded Soviet Union team, making the entire North American nation feel proud of their country again. ”
High Flying Bird (Netflix)
“A strike leaves a rookie player and his agent with little money and many questions. What if they didn’t need the league? Dean is a sports agent who, during a lockout, sees the opportunity to do business with a promising young basketball player, one of the clients he represents. ”
“A boy of enormous talent will have to travel a path plagued with difficulties to fulfill his dream of playing in the NBA. At just 14 years old, he will have to work to integrate into his new team after a video of him goes viral. ”
Make Us Dream (Prime Video)
“Steven Gerrard became the greatest player in the history of Liverpool FC, but he did it when success and titles were in full decline. His mission became to return this illustrious club to the top. His loyalty elevated him to the status of God among Liverpool fans, but placed a heavy burden on him and a great responsibility to live up to expectations. ”
Six Dreams (Prime Video)
Six Dreams is an exclusive and unprecedented look at the Spanish first division of soccer. Follow six people during the 2017-18 La Liga season: three players, a coach, a sports director and a club president. His stories offer his personal insight into the daily challenges, victories and challenges of professional football at the highest level.
Formula 1. The thrill of a Grand Prix (Netflix)
“Drivers, representatives and team owners live with their feet on the gas, both on and off the track, during the tough racing season.”
Last Chance U (Netflix)
“After a decade of defeats, the Idependence Community College looks to the fearless coach Jason Brown to develop a strategy to win and recruit talented athletes.”
First Team: Juventus (Netflix)
“A look at the legendary Juventus on and off the pitch as they seek their seventh consecutive Italian league and continental glory.”
“This documentary follows the trajectories of three young German professional football coaches throughout a season.”
All or Nothing: Manchester City (Prime video)
“In this groundbreaking documentary series, Manchester City is followed off the field in the 2017-18 season, in which they broke records and won the Premier League. An exclusive look at one of the best sports clubs in the world, with unpublished images of the dressing room, the legendary coach Pep Guardiola and the lives of the players. ”
All or Nothing: New Zealand All Blacks (Prime Video)
“For the first time ever, the New Zealand All Blacks rugby team, the most victorious team in the history of the sport, allows cameras to enter their hermetic world to witness one of the most difficult seasons. For four months, they face the demands of the most grueling team sport to maintain a legacy of excellence and dominance that stretches back more than a century. ”
All or Nothing: A season with the Arizona Cardinals (Prime Video)
“For the first time, Amazon and NFL Films offer unprecedented insight into the lives of the Arizona Cardinals players, coaches and owners during an NFL season. Witness real life with coach Bruce Arians, President Michael Bidwill, CEO Steve Keim, and players Carson Palmer, Larry Fitzgerald, Patrick Peterson, and Tyrann Mathieu. ”
All or Nothing: The Michigan Wolverines (Prime Video)
“All or nothing: The Michigan Wolverines looks at the 2017 season of America’s most successful college football team. Under the tutelage of coach Jim Harbaugh, the series takes an intimate look at the lives on and off the field of these young athletes charged with continuing the legacy of the University of Michigan. ”
Sunderland Til I Die (Netflix)
“Docuserie that tells the vicissitudes of the English soccer team Sunderland during the 2017-18 season as it tries to recover from the relegation of the Premier League.”
If you know of any other movie or series related to the world of sports, share it and we will add it to this list.