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Football Rebels

Football Rebels

Mekhloufi and the FLN team

The famous football player chose to abandon the French team to play for Algerian independence.

Football Rebels

The power of football

Filmmaker Gilles Rof explains why he decided to take a closer look at some of football's unsung heroes.

Football Rebels

Socrates and the Corinthians' Democracy

How Brazil's football legend turned every Corinthians' match into a political meeting for democracy.

Football Rebels

Predrag Pasic and the siege of Sarajevo

The Yugoslavian international player chose to start a multi-ethnic football school in a besieged Sarajevo.

Football Rebels

Didier Drogba and the Ivorian civil war

How the former Chelsea star and Ivory Coast forward used the power of football to end his country's civil war.