Video: Werner Herzog picks his top three favourite English footballers

Watch the great German director having a kickabout and praising the genius of English footballers in this extract from a 1982 documentary.

Excerpt from The South Bank Show (1982)

In this extract from a 1982 episode of The South Bank Show, the legendary German director Werner Herzog picks out his top three English footballers. “If you want to see an earthquake in a stadium,” he says of Glenn Hoddle, “you just go and see him play.”

The full Werner Herzog South Bank Show documentary, directed by Jack Bond, is included on the BFI’s deluxe 18-film Werner Herzog Collection DVD/Blu-ray box set, due out in July 2014.

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