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Apple TV+ Reveals Teaser for Intimate and Unprecedented Documentary “Messi’s World Cup: The Rise of a Legend”

Apple TV+ has debuted the teaser trailer for “Messi’s World Cup: The Rise of a Legend,” SMUGGLER Entertainment’s highly anticipated four-part documentary series chronicling the eight-time Ballon d’Or winner’s sensational career, including five FIFA World Cup appearances and his victory at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 in one of the most thrilling finals in history. In his own words, Messi tells the definitive story of his incredible career with the Argentina national team, providing an intimate and unprecedented look at his quest for a legacy-defining World Cup victory. The series is slated to premiere globally on February 21, 2024.

“Messi’s World Cup: The Rise of a Legend” traces the thrilling story of the world’s greatest living athlete, as well as that of his loyal supporters across Argentina and those who made the pilgrimage across the globe. The series also features the most personal interviews with Messi to date, complemented by conversations with teammates, coaches, competitors, passionate fans, and commentators who all testify to the tremendous influence and impact he has made on a nation and world stage, as well as the grace, fortitude, and willpower he has displayed throughout his career. The docuseries charts the dramatic path from his first match with the Argentina national football team to carrying the weight of a country on his shoulders through several elusive World Cup wins, leading to his early retirement in 2016 and, ultimately, the comeback to become a FIFA World Cup champion and be crowned the 2022 tournament’s best player. In his own words, Messi tells the definitive story of his incredible career with the Argentina national football team, providing an intimate and unprecedented look at his quest for a legacy-defining World Cup victory.

“Messi’s World Cup: The Rise of a Legend” is executive produced by Emmy Award winner Tim Pastore (“Free Solo,” “Jane”), Emmy and Tony Award winners Patrick Milling Smith and Brian Carmody, and Emmy Award winner Matt Renner (“Free Solo,” “Limitless with Chris Hemsworth”) of SMUGGLER Entertainment, alongside Jenna Millman (“The Dropout,” “Tiger”) and Juan Camilo Cruz (“City of Ghosts,” “In Her Hands”).The series is produced for Apple by SMUGGLER Entertainment and in association with Pegsa.

Fans in more than 100 countries and regions can also watch Messi take the pitch in 2024 all season long with Inter Miami CF on MLS Season Pass, the subscription service from Apple and Major League Soccer on the Apple TV app.

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