As part of celebrations of a FIFA's Centenary Year, The Beautiful Century celebrates the excitement and development of football throughout the world over the last 100 years.
This programme celebrates the great and spectacular moments in the history of the beautiful game, as well as looking into football's rich history and culture. Including action from all the World Cups.
It includes the stories of the great players such as Pele and Maradona, alongside the great teams like the Brazilians, and the foremost clubs like Real Madrid.
The programme is divided into 4 chapters:
The formation of FIFA and how the game expanded globally from Europe.
The games ancient roots and the growth of the football via individuals and clubs.
The Champions' Tale:
Focuses specifically on the FIFA World Cup from 1930 to 2002.
Expansion and Beyond:
How FIFA has provided the platform for smaller nations and different age groups, men and women, to compete at the world level.