Billy Gilmour has become the latest Chelsea player to offer us his recommendations for what to watch right now, and the young Blue has mixed some classic shows with a sports documentary currently keeping millions glued to their TV screens the world over.
1. The Last Dance (Docuseries)
‘That’s so good. I’ve just started that.’
Step aside Joe Exotic, there’s a new documentary in town and we’re all obsessed with it. The Last Dance charts the spectacular career of NBA superstar Michael Jordan and his all-conquering Chicago Bulls team of the 90s. Featuring never-seen-before footage, the series provides a fascinating account of one of the most high-performing sports outfits in history and in Michael Jordan – an unfiltered window into the life and career of perhaps the most iconic athlete of all time.
2. Peaky Blinders (Series)
‘The latest series has just come on to Netflix so I’ll have to watch that soon.
In this gripping period crime drama, we follow the exploits of the notorious Shelby family in the aftermath of the First World War. Set in Birmingham, UK in 1919, the fierce and highly ambitious Thomas Shelby leads the Peaky Blinders as they try to work their way up in the criminal underworld.
3. Prison Break (Series)
‘Prison Break is amazing but everyone might have watched that already. I’ve only recently watched it because all the boys were caning me that I hadn’t seen it before!We can forgive our 18-year-old midfielder for recommending a series which has been around for quite some time, as he was only four years old when the first episode aired! Prison Break remains a brilliantly entertaining series though, filled with cliffhangers that are guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat and your fingers poised to click ‘next episode.’Wentworth Miller stars as Michael Schofield, an engineer who cleverly installs himself in the prison which is keeping his falsely accused brother on death row, and he proceeds to, well, break them out of the prison…
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