Escape To Victory Tops Soccer Film Poll

Cult SIR MICHAEL CAINE movie ESCAPE TO VICTORY has been voted the best soccer film of all time.

The 1981 sports epic, which also stars soccer stars PELE and BOBBY MOORE alongside SYLVESTER STALLONE, grabbed the top spot in a poll conducted by website Football.co.uk, in which 4000 British fans picked their favourite screen soccer moments.

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY's 2002 movie BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM came second in the survey, with the original version of FEVER PITCH taking third place.

The top 10 soccer movies are:

1. ESCAPE TO VICTORY (1981) 2. BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM (2002) 3. FEVER PITCH (1997) 4. WHEN SATURDAY COMES (1996) 5. GREGORY'S GIRL (1981) 6. MIKE BASSETT: ENGLAND MANAGER (2001) 7. MEAN MACHINE (2001) 8. THE FOOTBALL FACTORY (2004) 9. ID (1995)

10. GOAL! (2005).


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