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

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

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Tony Maylam

Writer:

Tony Maylam
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Cast

Credited cast:
Diego Armando Maradona ... Himself (as Maradona)
Preben Elkjær Preben Elkjær ... Himself (as Elkjaer)
Enzo Francescoli ... Himself (as Francescoli)
Michel Platini ... Himself (as Platini)
Gary Lineker ... 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)
Michael Caine ... Narrator (voice)
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Argentina National Football Team ... Themselves
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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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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 July 1987 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Hero See more »

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Trivia

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 »

Connections

Followed by The Official 3D 2010 FIFA World Cup Film (2010) See more »

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Me Das Cada Día Más
Performed by Valeria Lynch
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The Best Ever Soccer Documentary !!!
29 September 2015 | by AtilianoSee all my reviews

This documentary of the 1986 FIFA World Cup is the best ever documentary of the game of soccer I have ever seen !!! And I have seen many documentaries of the game !!!

The narration, editing, voice over of actual broadcasts, the music and their placement within the film - everything was just brilliant. From the background of the 1986 Mexico City earthquake at the beginning of the film, the introduction of the many famous players at the time, the sound of cheering squads from different countries and then to the final championship winning goal by Jorge Burruchaga the film never fails to thrill !!!

Director and Writer Tony Maylam did a brilliant job !!! I just hope it won't be his last !!!


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