History Of Football - Kick Off

Welcome to the History of Football, a 14-day 24/7 mega television event, running from May 28 to June 10, 2018. 

Set to broadcast on HISTORY, the event will capture the anticipation and excitement of the 2018 World Cup. David Villa, World Cup Winner and one of the most decorated players in the world, is the global press spokesperson.  

As part of the 14-day programming event, HISTORY will present a slate of original, globally-focused premium documentary series as well as short-form specials, complemented by a careful curation of World Cup films.

Supported by Villa and many other established players, coaches, journalists and experts, History of Football will be a deep exploration of the sport from multiple perspectives.

The Countdown Begins

Get a sneak peek ahead of History of Football with these-first look promos on the greatest story ever played.

The Greatest Players Of All Time?

Everybody's got their favourite but who is the greatest football player of all time?

The Greatest Story Ever Played

Experience the anticipation and excitement of the 2018 World Cup with HISTORY.

History of Football will be showing throughout the 2018 Russia World Cup, starting May 28th only on HISTORY.