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A documentary will chronicle Kalvin Phillips’ long journey from Leeds to Manchester


Kalvin Phillips documentary

The road from Leeds to Manchester is 40 miles. But it was much longer for Kalvin Phillips.

As quickly as he rose to stardom, the Manchester City midfielder has taken no time to hit screens worldwide off the pitch.

English Premier League anticipation is climbing and there’s no better way to kick it off than the release of the Kalvin Phillips documentary — dropping on Amazon Prime.

‘Kalvin Phillips: The Road to City’ tells the incredible story of one of England’s most promising footballers, who has gone from promoting a historic club to the top-tier, to now being a part of the world’s greatest football team.

It’s been a rollercoaster of a journey for Phillips to get to where he is today, facing serious adversities, especially in his first season with the club.

There’s plenty to look forward to with this Kalvin Phillips documentary. And with the release upon us, here’s everything you need to know about this exciting new docco.

Kalvin Phillips documentary

When does the Kalvin Phillips documentary come out?

July 19, 2023

Released just three weeks out from the start of the English Premier League season, this Kalvin Phillips documentary will be the perfect way to get excited for the season ahead.

Time of the documentary being released may change depending on the country, but it will still be July 19 no matter what.

How to watch the Kalvin Phillips documentary

Amazon Prime

In order to watch ‘Kalvin Phillips: The Road To City’, you must have an Amazon Prime subscription as the streaming giant has exclusive rights to the 90-minute film.

It joins fellow footballer, the now retired Peter Crouch, and his incredible documentary ‘That Peter Crouch Documentary‘.

Other sports documentaries worth watching on Amazon Prime include The Test which follows the Australian Cricket team, The Heart of Sergio Ramos and the ‘All or Nothing’ series’.

Kalvin Phillips documentary

What is the Kalvin Phillips documentary about?

The 90-minute Kalvin Phillips documentary will show footage from his biggest moments in his young career, showing how the Manchester City champion balances his ambitions with the club, along with international aspirations.

The documentary will detail how his humble beginnings with Leeds made him the player he is, to the impact City coach Pep Guardiola has had in making football easier. It is reported that ‘Kalvin Phillips: The Road to City’ will follow the incredible journey Phillips has been on from promoting Leeds to the EPL and now his time playing for Manchester City.

Arguably one England’s most promising talents, Phillips started his career with Leeds United Academy where he eventually broke through into the first grade side and starred for the club from 2016-2022.

Breaking the hearts of many Leeds United fans, Phillips left them the club for the bright lights of Manchester with City throwing everything to lure the midfielder to their team.

It hasn’t been smooth sailing though for Phillips at his new home, dealing with injury and the challenge of moving ahead of one of the world’s best midfielders, Rodri.

Although through the testing time, he was able to be a part of Manchester City’s historic European title treble and is set for his biggest season yet.

Manchester City
Manchester City completed an improbable treble in the 2022-23 season.

The media statement for the Kalvin Phillips documentary

“‘Kalvin Phillips : The Road to City’ is an underdog story about one of England’s most promising footballers, who rose from the Leeds United academy to captain the club and now plays for the current European champions.”

“The documentary paints an intimate portrait of a footballer with deep roots and family values as it follows his journey to Manchester City and the dramatic injury ahead of the biggest tournament in football, the 2022 FIFA World Cup.”

“The 90-minute one-off special film shows how Kalvin balances his domestic and national aspirations and also the adversities he has overcome to represent his home country.”

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