Football legend Maradona died at the age of 70 after a heart attack on Wednesday afternoon, local time in Argentina. His death casts a shadow of mourning over the world. Not only the people of the stadium, but also people of different classes and professions all over the world mourn the death of Maradona.
Where was the fame of this Maradona? Many films and documentaries have been made with that fame. Let’s get into the details:
Maradona, The Golden Kid
The first documentary about the Argentinian football legend was ‘Maradona, The Golden Kid’. There’s a lot Maradona doesn’t know about in this 1 hour 33 minute documentary. It was released in 2006. The documentary is directed by Jean-Christophe Rose.
A movie called “Loving Maradona”, directed by Argentinian filmmaker Javier Vasquez, was released in 2006. The 1 hour 4 minute movie was created by Javier Martin Wazkaz.
Maradona, the hand of God
This is Maradona’s biopic. The film is based on the life story of a legend and was made by the Italian filmmaker Marco Ricci. The original title of the 2006 Italian film was Maradona La Mano de Dios. And in the international market, the film is known as ‘Maradona, the Hand of God’.
Maradona by Kusturitsa
Maradona by Kusturitsa is one of the most admired constructions by Maradona, the owner of ‘Hand of God’. The documentary has been produced by Kusturitsa, a two-time Cannes film festival, the highest medal-winning Pam di’or-winning Serbian filmmaker. The 1 hour 36 minutes documentary premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2006.
Maradona joined the Spanish club Napoli of the Spanish club Barcelona in 1984. Everyone knows the following story. Superstar Maradona has changed Napoli’s history. Even today, the team picked up the number 10 jersey in his honor. The documentary ‘Diego Maradona’ is about the great story of signing up in Napoli and winning an infamous club in Serie A and the UEFA Cup (now the Champions League).
It was made by British filmmaker Asif Kapadia. Released in 2019, the length of this documentary is 1 hour 30 minutes. Here are some rare images of Maradona. It also premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.