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The Beautiful Century (FIFA) (2002)

 NR |  DVD
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Product Details

  • Format: Multiple Formats, Closed-captioned, Color, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Mackinac Media
  • DVD Release Date: October 18, 2005
  • Run Time: 104 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000A2XB4U
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #116,307 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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Editorial Reviews

Celebrating 100 years of FIFA soccer, the beautiful century takes you through the excitement and development of soccer throughout the world. It’s a comprehensive and fascinating look at soccer’s rich history and culture, a game played all around the world.

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) was founded in Paris on 21 May 1904, and the first official international matches took place shortly after. ‘the beautiful century’ takes you through the expansion of the game, including the addition and growth of youth and women’s international soccer.

From the first FIFA World Cup™ in 1930 through the present day, enjoy footage, interviews and stories about the greatest teams, clubs like Real Madrid, and players such as Pele, Ronaldo, Hamm and Maradona. the beautiful century...a beautiful game.

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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Same as FIFA Fever October 24, 2005
All of the footage is the same. I was so excited to see they brought out another FIFA title, but everything is the same, not only that, you can get it on over stock dot com for $15, and FIFA Fever is only $12, which has much more footage.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
This is an excellent historical account of the formation of what the world calls football but Americans call soccer; truly the beautiful game. It contains rare historical footage from the turn of the 20th century to the present day. It provides an accurate account of the creation of association football, FIFA, and competitions from teams from the five continents.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Fun gift for a World Cup Fan April 25, 2014
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I do not follow footie myself, but bought this item as a little surprise gift for a friend who does. With the World Cup coming up, I think he will be pleased to have it to help him fill the time until the matches start. And, I suspect it will help any new to the sport viewers, such as myself learn a bit about the history and highlights of the sport.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful game February 11, 2014
By buster
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This is a very historical DVD, there is not as much footage of games. We would have liked more coverage of games and less history but still an interesting watch and you will learn a lot about FIFA!
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