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[Netflix] Rafa Márquez: El Capitán: Mexican soccer

Starts Thursday, June 5th on Netflix!

The Mexican defender recounts wins and losses in the world of football and beyond, revealing an intimate look into his dreams, detours and determination.

It is told in first person and through archival material and interviews with those who were part of his life and career.

 

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About Netflix film:

A new Netflix documentary explores the career of one of the greatest soccer legends of all time.

Rafa Marquez, a Mexican player known for his reliability and commitment on the pitch, explores his career through the camera, alongside testimonies from his co-workers, friends and family.

Titled, “Rafa Marquez: El Capitan,” the film is one of Netflix’s recent endeavors into exploring the life and legacy of groundbreaking athletes. “This documentary covers his childhood in his native Zamora, Michoacán, his pain in leaving home for the first time in search of his dream, and the glory of playing in the best Barcelona in history,” reads the film’s official synopsis.

“It also explores the death of his father, his mentor and role model, the battle to clear his name in court, and that fateful penalty shot against Holland in the 2014 World Cup. Rafa Márquez: El Capitán, reconstructs for the first time the life of this great Mexican icon.”

From his early years in Zamora, Michoacán, to his moments of greatest glory with Barcelona and the Mexican National Football Team, Rafa Márquez: El Capitán portrays the Mexican defender’s trajectory on and off the soccer field.

It is told in first person and through archival material and interviews with those who were part of his life and career.

Watch on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81640975

 

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