The biographical series will follow the career and personal life of Diego Maradona.
The world was shocked when Diego Maradona, one of the most recognisable faces in the world, passed away last year. Maradona is a name that almost everyone comes across at least once in their life. Considered by many as the greatest football player to ever take the pitch, Amazon has prepared a biopic series that will follow the life of El Pibe de Oro (The Golden Boy).
What is Maradona: Blessed Dream about?
Maradona: Blessed Dream will tell the story of one of the most controversial sporting figures of all time. The series will traverse through the life of the great player from his roots. From his childhood, to his days playing at Argentinos Juniors to his then record transfer to FC Barcelona , to his great achievements at S.S.C Napoli and with the Argentine national team. It will also follow his battle with alcohol and drugs, during his time in Naples.
Who is in the cast of the biographical series?
The series will see Juan Palomino essay the role of the iconic figure. The series also had Nazareno Casero play the young Diego Maradona. Julieta Cardinali, Mercedes Morán, Pepe Monje, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Nicolás Furtado and Darío Grandinetti sum up the cast. The show will recreate personalities such as Guillermo Coppola, Maradona’s agent, Daniel Passarella, the legendary Argentine footballer and Carlos Bilardo, the World Cup winning manager to name a few.
Where was the series shot?
The filming of the series took place in different parts of the world like Argentina, Spain, Italy, Uruguay, and Mexico.
When does the documentary series about the legend release?
The first season of Maradona: Blessed Dream is set to premiere on Amazon Prime Video on October 29. The first season will have 10 hour-long episodes.