Excited for IPL 2021? While you eagerly await the start of the IPL season, Netflix brings you some of the fans’ favorite fictional and non-fictional favorites on this World Sports Day! Experience the joys, trials, and difficulties of the world’s most famous athletes with this special selection of sports stories from Netflix. These sweeping displays of determination and teamwork combined with the power of storytelling are sure to lift your spirits. So put on your team jersey, dim the lights and prepare for a gripping sports saga from the comfort of your own home.
For all cricket lovers:
Cricket fever: Mumbai Indians
Follow Indian Premier League champions Mumbai Indians through the 2018 season in this series of inside insight and intense cricket action.
Two cricket prodigies battle their arrogant father and a system stacked against them to realize their own ambitions and identities.
In India in the 1890s, an arrogant British commander challenged the hard-taxed Champaner residents to a high-stakes game of cricket.
For all soccer fanatics:
Antoine Griezmann: The Making of a Legend
With heart and determination, Antoine Griezmann overcame his small stature to become one of the world’s best football players and world champions.
Against the background of a turbulent era in Brazil, this documentary shows Pelé’s extraordinary path from breakthrough talent to national hero.
A soccer game on a field near Rome turns into a reckoning day, with a young player, his coach and the owner of his team battling internal demons.
For all basketball fans:
The last Dance
This documentary documents the rise of superstar Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls of the 1990s with unreleased footage from an unforgettable 1997/98 season.
Tony Parker: The last shot
This film explores the background and career of Tony Parker, whose determination led him to become arguably the greatest French basketball player.
After being recruited into an elite prep school, a 14-year-old basketball phenomenon faces corruption and greed in amateur sports.
For all boxing enthusiasts:
The daughter of a poor rice farmer overcomes her father’s objections and the demands of a male-dominated society to pursue a career in boxing.
A prayer before dawn
Old habits land boxer Billy Moore in a notorious Thai prison, where he has to earn his freedom by fighting against Muay Thai tournaments. Based on real events.
As boxing’s popularity declines, three fighters at different stages of their careers make sacrifices in order to achieve their dreams of becoming champions.
For all Racing Mavens:
Formula 1: drive to survive
Drivers, managers and team owners live in the fast lane during every cutthroat season of Formula 1 racing – both on and off the track.
A life in speed: the story of Juan Manuel Fangio
Juan Manuel Fangio was the Formula 1 king and won five world championships in the early 1950s – before protective gear or safety features were used.