The Beautiful Game

The Beautiful Game is a 2024 British sports drama film directed by Thea Sharrock and written by Frank Cottrell-Boyce. The film stars Bill Nighy and Micheal Ward.


Former youth football trainer Mal Bradley saves Vinny from an angry parent when he interrupts a youth training session. Introducing him to his 'dream team', the squad he's training for a global annual football tournament in Rome, Vinny is unimpressed.