The Football Show is 6 x 1 hours for TV, Mobile and SVOD.


Football is the world’s most popular sport, played and watched by hundreds of millions of loyal fans every day. The Football Show is unique and revealing, enabling the viewer unprecedented access to the sport and its players, off the pitch.

Across 6 one-hour episodes we go behind the scenes and discover the passions that drive 24 of the world’s most talented football players, meeting current stars such as Edinson Cavani, Juan Mata, Marcelo, Ramires, and legends such as Ronaldinho, Michael Owen, Gennaro Gattuso, Hernan Crespo amongst others, talking candidly about their hobbies, interests and passions for diverse activities, and the special ways in which they try to help improve the world.  

Each episode of The Football Show is presented from a different major football city; hosts Layla Anna-Lee and Jonny Nelson explore the rich football heritage of Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Lisbon, Manchester, Barcelona and Rome. In each city they uncover a rich seam of stories of football and how it affects the daily lives of its citizens, meeting the people who love the game and express their passion through football related art, music, dance, and also we find out about other forms of playing the beautiful game such as Futevolei, futsal and beach football. 

The Football Show has been produced for an international audience featuring Global stars from Europe, North and South America, and Africa.