Álex de la Iglesia's Docufiction On Footballer MESSI Gets A Trailer

"Thank God that (Lionel) Messi exists", says legendary Dutch footballer Johan Cruyff at the end of the first trailer for Messi, Álex de la Iglesia's documentary/dramatization dedicated to the current Argentina national football squad and FC Barcelona leader. 

The Spanish filmmaker behind The Day of the Beast, Perdita Durango and Witching and Bitching has gathered former and current football players, journalists, and people close to Lionel Messi, in order to discuss the career of one of the all-time greatest footballers. Aside of Cruyff, in the trailer we get to see César Luis Menotti, Andrés Iniesta, Gerard Piqué, Jorge Valdano (who also wrote the film), and Javier Mascherano, as well as some other people I don't recognize but that are closely-related to Messi.

De la Iglesia also filmed a dramatization of Messi's road to success, starting since he was just a little kid with a growth problem in Rosario, Argentina. It all looks quite interesting...


The trailer lacks English subtitles. Messi has not a release date yet. 

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