The best sports and soccer documents from Netflix and HBO

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La sports ration we are used to in our country, with a love excessive for the football for example, it is so big that we have to be content, both with the contents of the live sports, both with i new formats which are growing on streaming content platforms, such as Netflix e HBO. We know you want learn more about sports figures world, don't worry we'll give you your share, as well as learn more about others curious sports, all this to keep the competitive flame alive. We hope you like oursselection of documentaries, in the same way we recommend the best Netflix documentary series of the time.

El Pionero shows us the life of one of the most controversial characters in Spanish football.

Whether you like the beautiful sport in our country, whether you want to know stories that go beyond competition and that highlight the human being above the charts, keep in mind that the documentary series that we will show you will leave you wanting more.

From football to basketball, with sport as a lifestyle

If you think that Michael Jordan is the greatest genius in the history of sport, you can see his career in The Last Dance, or if you think the figure of Jesus Gil is worthy of being brought into a series, in The Pioneer, we have the best sports series and documentaries, available on Netflix e HBO, for you.

  • World sports
  • The pioneer
  • losers
  • Skin
  • Tigre
  • Icaro
  • The day the sport stopped
  • The Last Dance

World sports

Let's start with one selection of sports, not everything in this life is going to be football and basketball, which will make you wonder if you should change your habits and focus on more fun and curious disciplines. This series, available on Netflix, presents us the most interesting details of some almost unknown sports around the world, as a mix of rugby and martial arts, diving deep, skating and fighting body to body o flooded rice fields as a playing field.

  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 8
  • Approximate duration: 25 minutes

The pioneer

Perhaps you have not coincided with at the same time one of the greatest sports figures in our country, Jesús Gil, but I am convinced that YouTube offered you the opportunity to meet him, to know who he was and what his love club was. In addition to his role as president of Atlético de Madrid, Jesús Gil also had aspirations like businessman and politician, taking Marbella to the pinnacle of Spanish high society, even though its life, idyllic as it may seem, has not been without dizzying controversies..

  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 4
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes


La culture modern, that which makes us collective beings, involves a series of assumptions which, more or less, we all must to accept. One of these, also concerning the world of sport, is that losing is synonymous with failure and forgetfulness. This Netflix documentary series Evoca eight captivating stories di losers, hence the title of the production, which ultimately managed to overturn a bad situation to have success.

  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 8
  • Approximate duration: 30 minutes


If we talk about celebrities, many and many of you will think of a multitude of successful athletes, i soccer players being the greatest exponents of their lineage, in many countries of the world. Adoration that is professed a Pele in Brazil, his hometown, is the starting point of a biopic film on the figure of the star on the ball, where we can see how the South American nation has lived turbulent times, appeased by the noise of the objectives of this sports legend.

  • Year: 2021
  • Genre: biography
  • Approximate duration: 108 minutes


There are sports figures, like Tiger Woods, who seem touched by the magic wand of providence, who do not feel or think like other mortals. One of the most influential golfers in history show us how been his life, being a child who excelled in golf in tender age, until the his inner self couldn't take it anymore, perhaps due to the pressure of feeling recognized as one of the best athletes of the moment, and he is esploso such as has never been seen before in a world figure. His too rebirth ago part of its history and is, perhaps, the moment that every fan expects from his idol.

  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 2
  • Approximate duration: 100 minutes


With the' Oscar won as a prize for an incredible investigation, Byran Fogel brings us closer to sports backroom, that dark place where the great deeds of great athletes could not be accomplished by the rest of mortals, since factors such as doping, which in addition to increasing the physical capabilities of individuals, also cause serious alterations in metabolism. If you add one to this Russian scientist, the appearance of Vladimir Putin it's one scandal of silence, you will have one of the most impressive documentaries on Netflix.

  • Year: 2017
  • Genre: documentary
  • Approximate duration: 121 minutes

The day the sport stopped

With the onset of the terrible pandemic in 2020, North American sport, like sport around the world, had to interrupt his competition pace, to safeguard the health of all its members, players and the public. With a cocktail too agitated by an unknown virus, the appearance of very serious cases of racism on the part of the country's law enforcement agencies, sport had to arm itself with patience and weigh the risks of stop a millionaire industry in favor of that should have the utmost importance at all times: the human being himself.

  • Year: 2021
  • Genre: documentary
  • Approximate duration: 81 minutes

The Last Dance

Surprisingly, because we are not talking about a fictional series, the highest note of a series, in this case documentary, from Netflix goes to the king of modern basketball, Michael Jordan score 9.1 su IMDB. If you are unfamiliar with the figure of the exalted athlete, perhaps this is not the series for you. However, if you are a passionate about sports, basketball or NBA, learning the story behind the best player in history and how his ambition changed the fate of a historic franchise is a must.

  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 10
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes
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