On the 12th of August 2003, Manchester United signed a relatively unknown 18 year old Cristiano Ronaldo for just over 12 million pounds. Ronaldo would go on to become one of the worlds best footballers but his rise to success was far from easy. This film by Sky Sports asks who is Cristiano Ronaldo, what shaped him into the footballer he is today and who helped him get there?
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When HBO premiered the show east bound and down in 209 viewers got hooked on the character Kenny Powers a lovably offensive pro baseball burnout and followed each step of his hilarious and painful self inflicted fall from grace. One of the mastermind behind the character is the shows executive producer Will Ferrell who years before it even premiered impersonated a guy named John Rocker on SNL acco
30 Days in May is a Showtime documentary that details the time between Floyd Mayweather's win over boxing superstar Miguel Cotto on May 5th 2012 to the start of his three month jail sentence for domestic abuse on June 1, 2012 which is to be served at Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas. The film itself gives us insight into Floyd's world and how he felt about the whole situation.
The man behind the climbs shown in this film is not a stuntman or professional climber but a 23 year old man who lives at home with his mother in South Hampton, UK, called James Kingston. He has gained world wide notoriety for climbing and hanging from a 100m tall crane (Image shown in thumbnail). By sharing his climbs with the public there is always a risk of inspiring copy cats and authorities a
The NFL is undeniably one of Americas favorite sports / pastimes, but as of late it appears the league itself has become under assault from former players claiming that participating in this sport lead to them developing long-term brain injuries and that these were being covered up. In this two hour FRONTLINE documentary they ask the question, how much did the NFL know and when did it know? In a b
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1992 American Olympic team, The Dream Team, which to this day is considered one of the greatest sporting teams ever assembled, NBA TV created this documentary to reveal how this iconic team came to be. From it's formation to the controversy that surrounded the selection of players and rivalry's that existed among those that were picked to play. The team its
A film about the Manchester United player Wayne Rooney, who started his United career scoring a hat trick against Fenerbahçe in Old Trafford. This great debut was only a hint at what was to follow. Since then Rooney has scored over 150 goals for Manchester United. This documentary includes exclusive interviews with Rooney himself and fellow teammates such as Ryan Giggs, Rio Ferdinand and former ma
In this one hour episode of Beyond The Glory, boxing legend Joe Frazier is profiled. The documentary explores his life from being a young boy working on a farm in South Carolina who overcame his greatest challenges to become one of the worlds most legendary boxers.
Five champions together for the last time! Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, George Foreman, Larry Holmes, Ken Norton. For more than twenty years, these kings of boxing ruled the ring as they passed the world heavyweight title from one to the other. Now, for the first time, see them all come face to face--gloves off--in an unprecedented video event, hosted by Reggie Jackson. In "Champions Forever," you'l