During a period of lockdown, viewer across the world flocked to Netflix to watch The Last Dance documentary, which took an in-depth look at the famous Chicago Bulls team of the 1990s, with Michael Jordan the main attraction. The series has been an enthralling watch and if you’ve not seen it yet, you really should check it out. If you have made it to the final episode and are looking for another sports show to watch, we’ve compiled our list of some of the best behind-the-scenes sports documentaries around that we think you’d enjoy
Sunderland 'Til I Die
Cameras followed Sunderland’s players, managers and officials behind the scenes during their first season away from the Premier League in 2017. There was plenty of drama on and off the pitch, which made for a great eight-part series. Series available on Netflix.
Formula 1: Drive to Survive
Formula 1: Drive to Survive has recently released a second series after the hit success of the first. The docuseries gives fans an exclusive, intimate access to the stars in the Formula 1 season. Series available on Netflix.
El Corazon de Sergio Ramos
Sergio Ramos has been known as a no-nonsense defender on the pitch during his career in Spain. The Real Madrid man allowed cameras an all-access pass to look at the man off the pitch, which shows viewers a different side to the star footballer. Series available on Amazon Prime Video.
All or Nothing: Manchester City
Manchester City were one of the first football clubs to allow cameras in, and they followed Pep Guardiola and his side in their remarkable 2017/18 campaign. From an FA Cup defeat to Wigan to a record-breaking Premier League campaign, All or Nothing: Manchester City is a must-watch. Series available on Amazon Prime Video.
Eat Race Win
The Tour de France is one of the most gruelling competitions in sport, and it’s also tough for the teams surrounding the best cyclists. Cameras follow chef Hannah Grant as she provides performance food for Australia’s pro cycling team, Orica-Scott. Series available on Amazon Prime Video.
Andy Murray: Resurfacing
Andy Murray has endured serious injury woes in recent years, and the two-time Wimbledon winner allowed cameras into his house to look at how the Brit battled his toughest challenge off the court. Murray, who has been known for his bland pre and post-match interviews, shows the real individual away from the sport. Series available on Amazon Prime Video.
Matchday: Inside FC Barcelona
Barcelona released an eight-part series following the Catalan heavyweights across eight key games during the 2018-19 season. Fans can see a fly-on-the-wall reaction to several key moments, including their remarkable defeat to Liverpool int he Champions League. A second series following the Spanish giants has reportedly been commissioned. Series available on Rakuten TV.
One of the latest behind the scenes series released around the world looks at the fall of the Australian cricket team after the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. Justin Langer is appointed as the new head coach, and viewers can go on a behind the scenes journey as the national side look to rebuild their integrity on and off the field. Series available on Amazon Prime Video.
Tyson Fury: The Gyspy King
Tyson Fury allowed cameras to follow him following his first bout with Deontay Wilder. Fans were allowed to see the family man as well as the in-ring performer, with the series finishing following his memorable rematch win over Wilder. Series available on ITV.
Take Us Home: Leeds United
Leeds United are one of the biggest sides in the country, and cameras followed the club’s players and chiefs in their attempts to return to the Premier League in Marcelo Bielsa’s first season in charge. Full of drams, the series is available on Amazon Prime Video.
New Zealand All Blacks
The New Zealand rugby team are one of the most historic and private sides in sport, but they allowed the cameras in to film behind the scenes in one of their most difficult four-month periods. Series available on Amazon Prime Video.
All or Nothing
The All or Nothing series is best known in the UK for their work with Manchester City, however, they’ve also worked with numerous other sides across the world. NFL teams Los Angeles Rams, Michigan Wolves and Dallas Cowboys have all been followed, and all are great viewing. Series available on Amazon Prime Video.
Le Mans: Racing Is Everything
France’s 24-hour Le Mans race is the world’s oldest active sports car race, and cameras went behind the scenes with the teams and drivers to see what the historic race is like for them. Series available on Amazon Prime Video.