As the Women’s World Cup advances into the semifinals, Amazon Prime Video announced its new soccer documentary series, This is Football, set to premiere this August.
The six-part series will explore the emotions, stories, passions and triumphs behind the world’s most popular sport: soccer. Each episode will tackle a different theme while looking at the sports’ global impact, including its role in Iceland, Argentina, China, Spain and the United States.
This is Football is funded and co-produced by Starbucks, marking the first major series to be brought by the coffee chain. Writer and co-creator John Carlin, Masllorens and October Films’ Adam Bullmore, and former Disney and Fox chairman Joe Roth also executive produce the series.
This is Football premieres Aug. 2 on Amazon Prime Video.