2017 Sport Movies (By Date)
Claflin will play the lead role of Robin Friday, the controversial and wild English soccer legend who played for Reading and Cardiff, Wales in the 1970s and died tragically at the young age of thirty eight. Friday’s short-lived, but brilliant talent continues to be remembered by his fans, and in 2004 he was voted “all time cult hero” in a BBC poll. He was just as well known for his hedonistic lifestyle off the field and was named #1 in a Channel 4 list of soccer “Bad Boys.”
Former tennis champ Bobby Riggs faces off against Billie Jean King in a highly publicized exhibition match he calls 'The Battle of the Sexes.'
The intense rivalry between tennis superstars Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe reaches a peak when they face off at Wimbledon in 1980.