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Kaiser: The Greatest Footballer Never To Play Football (2018)

Kaiser: The Greatest Footballer Never to Play Football (original title)
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Carlos "Kaiser" Henrique Raposo was a professional footballer. But he never actually played a game. By convincing others of his abilities (with help from journalist friends) he moved from club to club, avoiding football but partying hard.

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Louis Myles

Writers:

Ivor Baddiel, Louis Myles (co-writer)
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Cast

Credited cast:
José Carlos Araújo José Carlos Araújo ... Self
Bebeto ... Self
Bernardo De Paula ... Narrator (as Bernardo de Paula)
Renato Gaúcho Renato Gaúcho ... Self
Carlos Henrique Raposo Carlos Henrique Raposo ... Self
Zico ... Self
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Carlos "Kaiser" Henrique Raposo was a professional footballer. But he never actually played a game. By convincing others of his abilities (with help from journalist friends) he moved from club to club, avoiding football but partying hard.

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Portuguese | English

Release Date:

21 April 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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$18,512
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Carlos Henrique Raposo: This is the story of the anti-footballer
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Very enjoyable
29 July 2018 | by avee80See all my reviews

Very enjoyable documentary and I'm not a football fan. You'll make your own mind up about Kaiser after watching this.


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