Netflix, in collaboration with FIFA+, unveils a captivating six-episode series titled ‘Captains of the World.’ Scheduled for release on December 30th, this compelling project delves deep into the fabric of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, an event that etched its mark in the hearts of soccer enthusiasts worldwide.
Crafted by Fulwell 73, this series serves as a riveting sequel to ‘Captains,’ the acclaimed 2022 documentary chronicling the valiant journeys of players striving to secure spots in the much-anticipated tournament hosted in Qatar. The newly released trailer offers a tantalizing glimpse into the immersive storytelling that awaits viewers, showcasing exclusive footage and intimate interviews with renowned football luminaries.
The stellar roster of featured personalities includes luminaries like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappé, Harry Kane, Gareth Bale, and Simon Kjær. Offering poignant insights, Messi candidly remarks, “This is a World Cup, and it’s tough. We’re going to fight,” while Ronaldo, unwavering in his determination, asserts, “Everybody wants to win,” setting the stage for the competitive intensity that defined this prestigious event.
The culmination of the 2022 World Cup unfolded on December 18th, 2022, culminating in a gripping final where Argentina, led by Messi, triumphed over Mbappé’s formidable French squad in a nerve-wracking penalty shootout. The aftermath saw Messi, a prominent figure in the Major League Soccer club Inter Miami, bestowed with the prestigious Golden Ball, an acknowledgement of his exceptional prowess on the field.
Netflix, renowned for its diverse array of sports documentaries, continues to captivate audiences with immersive storytelling. Following the success of ‘Quarterback,’ a poignant narrative focusing on NFL luminaries Patrick Mahomes, Kirk Cousins, and Marcus Mariota earlier in 2023, the platform solidifies its status as the go-to destination for sports enthusiasts. Moreover, the widely acclaimed ‘Formula 1: Drive to Survive’ stands as a testament to Netflix’s commitment to delivering unparalleled narratives within the sporting realm.
As the countdown to ‘Captains of the World’ commences, audiences eagerly anticipate immersing themselves in the emotional rollercoaster, reliving the exhilarating triumphs and heart-wrenching setbacks that defined the 2022 World Cup—an odyssey destined to enthral and inspire viewers across the globe.
To watch trailer https://youtu.be/QvbQtARquR8?si=mPFlcd5R8BCF3VKn