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Hero: The Official Film of the 1986 FIFA World Cup (1987)

The official documentary record of the 1986 soccer World Cup, highlighting the Captain of Argentina, Diego Maradona.

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Himself (as Maradona)
Preben Elkjær ...
Himself (as Elkjaer)
Enzo Francescoli ...
Himself (as Francescoli)
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Himself (as Platini)
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Himself (as Lineker)
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge ...
Himself (as Rummenigge)
Emilio Butragueño ...
Himself (as Butragueno)
Socrates ...
Himself
Michael Laudrup ...
Himself (as Laudrup)
Hugo Sanchez ...
Himself (as Sanchez)
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The official documentary record of the 1986 soccer World Cup, highlighting the Captain of Argentina, Diego Maradona.

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2 July 1987 (West Germany)  »

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Close friends Sean Connery and Michael Caine narrated successive FIFA World Cup official films. Connery narrated G'olé! (1983), the film of the 1982 tournament and Caine this one. See more »

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Followed by Seven Games from Glory (2002) See more »

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Special Kind of Hero
(ending song)
Written by Rick Wakeman
Performed by Stephanie Lawrence
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8 November 2002 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews



So you want to know what is soccer all about? This movie is an example of how a sport can be showed at his peak. A delight, from the beginning to the end. The players are the stars, and the movie shows how they fight, run, and suffer, playing the most popular sport on Earth. And the figure of Maradona, the hero, passing as a lighting, at his peak of talent...8/10


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