Escape to Victory and Bend it Like BeckhamNow that we all know that Spain are the greatest team in the world we can get on with the really important question – which is the greatest football film in the world?

We're down to our last four and it's semi final time to see who will battle out for the ultimate honour. In the last quarter final, Gregory's Girl got 100% of the votes kicking Mean Machine quite firmly to the curb.

So, check out our final four, only you decide who makes it to the final... Escape to Victory and Bend it Like BeckhamNow that we all know that Spain are the greatest team in the world we can get on with the really important question – which is the greatest football film in the world?

We're down to our last four and it's semi final time to see who will battle out for the ultimate honour. In the last quarter final, Gregory's Girl got 100% of the votes kicking Mean Machine quite firmly to the curb.

So, here are our final four, only you can decide who makes it to the final.


1st Semi Final
Escape to Victory vs Bend it Like Beckham

Escape to Victory (1981)
Best known as 'that film with Pele and Rambo in it', this World War II-set actioner follows the events of when the Nazi propaganda machine decides it would boost moral for an all star Nazi team to take on a group of Allied prisoners of war in a football match in occupied Paris. The Allies, however, use the game as part of an elaborate escape plan.

Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Sikh girl Jess (Parminder Nagra) rebels against her strict parents by joining a local football team, soon she is fighting against both gender and ethnic stereotyping whilst juggling an increasingly complicated love life after hooking up with the coach (Jonathan Ryhs Meyers) much to the despair of new friend Jukes (Keira Knightley)


2nd Semi Final
Shaolin Soccer vs Gregory's Girl

Shaolin Soccer (2001)
A Shaolin Kung Fu master uses a down on their luck football team to spread word of his martial art. Soon the team of kung fu footie fans are in a soccer tournament, using their kung fu skills to defeat the opposition.


Gregory's Girl
(1981)

Gregory is a lanky, awkward but charming teenager who is relegated to goalkeeper when the object of his affections, Dorothy, comes in to play his old position and turns out to be much, much better at it than him. Gregory's attempts to date Dorothy go about as well as his attempts to stop the ball going in the back of the net.