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Megafactories - EA Sports - The Making of FIFA 12

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Megafactories - EA Sports - The Making of FIFA 12 National Geographics Megafactories made a documentary on the making of FIFA 12. This documentary is 45 minutes long and it shows and explains every detail on the creation of the most popular football game.

FIFA 12. It's big. See how the world's greatest football game is made. Enter the EA factory in Burnaby Canada and find out how the brilliant minds behind FIFA 12 took football off the field and turned it into a virtual masterpiece.

FIFA 12 (titled FIFA Soccer 12 in North America) is the nineteenth game in Electronic Arts' FIFA series of association football video games. It was developed by EA Canada, and published by Electronic Arts worldwide under the EA Sports label.

Ian Wright - Nothing To Something

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Ian Wright - Nothing To Something Ian Wright - Nothing To Something. The fifth episode of a bio-documentary series 'Nothing To Something'. GRM Daily take an in depth look at some of the biggest artists and celebrities showing a more personal side that you weren't familiar with before.

Wright enjoyed success with London clubs Crystal Palace and Arsenal, spending six years with the former and seven years with the latter. With Arsenal he has lifted the Premier League title and both major domestic trophies, and the European Cup Winners Cup. He played 581 league games, scoring 387 goals for seven clubs in Scotland and England and earned 33 caps for the English national team.

He also played in the Premier League for West Ham United and Nottingham Forest, the Scottish Premier League for Celtic and the Football League for Burnley.

Cristiano Ronaldo - The Story So Far

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Cristiano Ronaldo - The Story So Far This 2008 documentary from ITV Sport tells the story (so far) of the magnificent football player Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ronaldo began his career as a youth player for Andorinha, where he played for two years, before moving to C.D. Nacional. In 1997, he made a move to Portuguese giants Sporting Clube de Portugal. Ronaldo caught the attention of Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson, who signed him for £12.24 million (€15 million) in 2003.

The following season, Ronaldo won his first club honour, the FA Cup. He also played at Euro 2004 with Portugal and scored his first international goal in the opening game of the tournament against Greece, in addition to helping Portugal reach the final.

The Forbidden Team

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The Forbidden Team This documentary feature describes the first-ever match of the Tibetan national soccer team, and the circumstances under which it was played. The match was played in Denmark against the Greenlandic national team and was preceded by much difficulty for the players and for the Danish enthusiasts who were responsible for the initiative.

The Forbidden Team, Danish language: Det forbudte landshold, is a Danish documentary film of 2003 by directors Rasmus Dinesen and Arnold Krøjgaard. The leading cast consists of association football trainers Jens Espensen and Michael Nybrandt, the Tibet national football team and at the conclusion the Greenland national football team. Star-part is being played by the 14th Dalai Lama.

Cristiano Ronaldo - Tested To The Limit

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Cristiano Ronaldo - Tested To The Limit The complete film-documentary of ‘Ronaldo – Tested to the Limit’ including the #RonaldoLIVE challenge where his own fans controlled the action via Facebook!

See what makes Ronaldo one of the best footballers of his generation, with in-depth footage of the skills and strength required for him to perform at the very highest level.

This documentary explores the idea of mental and physical strength, demonstrating these qualities through some of the most demanding tests. So how will Ronaldo respond to the most extreme challenges including facing his own fans live?

Alan Shearer - Local Hero

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Alan Shearer - Local Hero Alan Shearer - Local Hero, a 2006 Sky Sports 2006 about the carrer of Alan Shearer, that was aired in febuary 2006.

Alan Shearer played as a striker in the top level of English league football for Southampton, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United and for the England national team. He is considered by some as one of England's best strikers, being both Newcastle's and the Premier League's record goalscorer.

A native of Newcastle upon Tyne, Shearer made his professional debut with English top-flight club Southampton in 1988, scoring a hat-trick in the process. During several years on the south coast, he became known for his classic style of play, strength and goalscoring ability.

Football's Most Dangerous Rivalry

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Football's Most Dangerous Rivalry 2012 documentary by Vice’s Kev Kharas on the vicious sectarian rivalry that still thrums between Scotland’s two biggest football clubs: Rangers and Celtic.

The rivalry between Glasgow's "Old Firm" sides is the most famous in world football. It's the game's flagship loathing, proof of the power of the sport to inspire profound levels of tribal loyalty and a near-Pavlovian revulsion at anything to do with a rival.

Kev Kharas examines the situation and tries to get a handle on the political, religious, and national identity clashes that have shaped the rivalry, speak to fanzine editors on both sides of the divide and travel with the Bhoys' away support to a match at Tannadice.

Duncan Edwards - England's Greatest Player - And Then Came Munich

Duncan Edwards - England's Greatest Player - And Then Came Munich Narrated by Nick Owen this documentary tells the story about Duncan Edwards, the talented footballer who lost his life when Manchester United's aeroplane crashed after failing to take off from Munich airport.

Two years after becoming the youngest player to appear in a First Division game (when it was the top division), Duncan Edwards became the youngest England debutant of the 20th Century at 18 years and 183 days old, a record that stood until Michael Owen came along.

He went on to play in four matches of the successful 1958 World Cup qualifying campaign, although of course, he would never see the tournament itself, and players of the time considered that his game simply did not have a weakness.

Football Rivalries - Manchester United v Liverpool

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Football Rivalries - Manchester United v Liverpool This edition of the ESPN football series with an edge investigates the long-festering feud between Liverpool and Manchester United.

The rivalry between Manchester United and Liverpool is considered to be one of the biggest rivalries in English football and is sometimes called the North West derby because both clubs are from the North West of England, with both the cities of Liverpool and Manchester historically being part of the county of Lancashire.

The clubs are also the two most successful teams in England; between them they have won 119 honours: 60 for Manchester United and 59 for Liverpool FC. As well as competing on the football pitch, both teams are also two of the biggest-earning, and widely-supported football clubs in the world.

Brian Clough - in His Own Words

Brian Clough - in His Own Words Brian Clough - in His Own Words is a documentary from 2004 about the life and times of legendary Football manager Brian Clough.

Featuring an exclusive interview with Brian Clough, this documentary reveals the man behind the mouth and explodes some of the myths surrounding one of football's most successful, yet controversial, figures.

When Brian Clough died in the autumn of 2004 at the age of 69, the world of football mourned one of the greatest managers of all time. In this film, recorded as he received the Freedom of the City of Derby award in May 2003, Clough says being the manager of Derby was 'the best job I ever had'. Also included is an emotional final tour of the scene of many of his Derby triumphs, the now demolished Baseball Ground, plus extracts from a memorial service for the great man at Derby County's new home, Pride Park Stadium, in October 2004.

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