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Kuningas Litmanen (2012)

Finnish documentary about Finnish soccer player Jari Litmanen and his long football playing career. Jari tells openly about being an international sport icon, the European football teams he... See full summary »

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Arto Koskinen
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Cast

Credited cast:
Danny Blind Danny Blind ... Himself
Frank de Boer ... Himself (as Frank De Boer)
Ronald de Boer ... Himself (as Ronald De Boer)
Xavi Hernández ... Himself
Sami Hyypiä ... Himself
Harri Kampman Harri Kampman ... Himself
Tommi Kautonen Tommi Kautonen ... Himself
Jari-Pekka Keurulainen Jari-Pekka Keurulainen ... Himself
Jari Litmanen Jari Litmanen ... Himself
Liisa Litmanen Liisa Litmanen ... Herself
Olavi Litmanen Olavi Litmanen ... Himself
Antti Niemi Antti Niemi ... Himself
Sauli Niinistö Sauli Niinistö ... Himself
Marc Overmars ... Himself
Carles Puyol ... Himself
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Finnish documentary about Finnish soccer player Jari Litmanen and his long football playing career. Jari tells openly about being an international sport icon, the European football teams he played for, like AFC Ajax, Liverpool FC and FC Barcelona, as well as his private life and the sacrifices he made due to a lot of injuries. Also a lot of well-known football colleagues comment on their time playing with Jari Litmanen: Puyol, Xavi, Bergkamp, Blind, Frank de Boer, Ibrahimovic, Gerrard, Van der Sar, a.o., as well as former coaches: Van Gaal, Houllier, a.o. Written by bernardo-van-olst

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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

28 September 2012 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

The King - Jari Litmanen See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$291,632
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Marianna Films See more »
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Great Documentary
22 December 2012 | by jorgvanlokvenSee all my reviews

This documentary of one of the best players ever is great. Jari Litmanen is still immense popular in Holland and even more in Amsterdam. Last time when he was in Amsterdam watching a game of Ajax, all supporters start screaming his name when he was on camera on the big screens. Arto Koskinen has surprised me! Good interviews with big players and great images of the career of Jari Litmanen! Interviews with Danny Blind, Frank and Ronald de Boer, Louis van Gaal, Puyol, Steven Gerrard and many more. Even emotional images of Jari Litmanen what we've never seen before. that makes this documentary that special. I hope he will go on with football and come back to Ajax and become a (youth) trainer. Thanks for everything you brought us Jari Litmanen!


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