Get even closer to the sport’s greatest icons and biggest talking points with this unmissable documentary series
Football’s Greatest Moments, from Monday 18 November, 10pm, BLAZE® (CH 270)
Can’t get enough of the beautiful game? We don’t blame you. But what are you going to watch when the full-time whistle blows on the weekend’s action? BLAZE® has got just the thing.
Documentary series Football’s Greatest Moments digs deep to bring you the stories about some of football’s biggest stars. From Pelé and Diego Maradona to Zinédine Zidane, Ronaldo and David Beckham, each episode is a fresh and fascinating look at how the sport manages to transcend itself and become something more to millions of fans around the world. Even die-hard supporters are sure to learn something new.
Kicking the series off on Monday 18 November is Return To Turin: Italia 90. This hour-long special follows former England stars Gary Lineker, Terry Butcher and Paul Parker as they revisit the team’s remarkable run to the semi-finals of the 1990 World Cup.
With the Three Lions having been in the doldrums leading up to the tournament, the team’s spirited performance in Italy proved to be a huge turning point in how football was perceived on these shores. Ahead of Return To Turin, we caught up with Butcher and Parker to talk about the pride of representing their country, the great Sir Bobby Robson and, of course, Gazza…
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