This is Football: Documentary series celebrates how ‘the beautiful game’ unites the world

Amazon Prime video has launched the trailer for ‘This is Football’, a documentary series which celebrates the “unique phenomenon that grips and unifies billions of people from every corner of the globe”.

Written and co-created by John Carlin, the series will focus on universal themes of human experience.

Prime Video stated on YouTube that the episodes will revolve around:

Redemption – Football’s uplifting role in rebuilding the soul of Rwanda after the genocide.

Belief – The inspirational rise of women’s football and two teams who gave everything to make it happen.

Chance – The agony and the ecstasy of the fates that humble champions and keep every fan believing in the impossible.

Love – Four stories from every corner of the earth where the love of the game transcends adversity.

Pride – How Iceland’s football Vikings take on the world and give every underdog hope.

Wonder – Unlocking the secrets of Lionel Messi’s genius and the global delight of watching him play.

This is Football hits Amazon Prime on August 2.

Here’s the trailer:

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