Apple TV+ promises a series of four episodes on Argentina’s victory in Qatar, in order to be closer to its captain Lionel Messi.
The Apple TV+ streaming platform announced on Tuesday that it will broadcast a documentary series in four episodes closer to the captain of the Argentina football team Lionel Messi in the World Cup, following in particular the victorious campaign in Qatar in 2022.
Apple TV+, which has not given a broadcast date, promises “exclusive behind-the-scenes access to global superstar Lionel Messi“, author of seven goals in Qatar, including two in the final won on penalties against France, after a breathless match (2-2, 3-3 after extra time).
Produced by Smuggler Entertainment, the series traces his career in the national team from his very first match in 2005 with the Albiceleste tunic, marked by an expulsion as soon as he entered the game, until the consecration of the sevenfold Ballon d’Or at 35 years old. , at his fifth World Cup, including a loss in the final in 2014.
For several years, streaming platforms have been engaged in fierce competition in the field of sports documentaries, initially in particular to attract subscribers when they broadcast almost no live competitions, synonymous with expensive broadcasting rights.
In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, the ten-part documentary “The Last Dance”broadcast on ESPN and Netflix and which revived the Chicago Bulls’ last NBA title with Michael Jordan (1998), had been a resounding success.
After two seasons at PSG without offering a bangLeo Messi is set to leave, but the former Barcelona player’s next destination is not yet known.