Discovery Latin America announces the production of an exclusive series on the life of Diego Armando Maradona, based on the unpublished short story of his daughter Dalma, executive producer of the three-part docuseries.
Through her own experiences, narrated in first person, Dalma Maradona retraces the life of his father, considered the best footballer of all time. Who was the man everyone called "God"? What was it like growing up in such an atmosphere of apparent omnipotence? In "La Hija de Dios" (title not final), Dalma Maradona meets people very close to the soccer star and draws a personal profile of his father, starting from his own intuitions.
With privileged access to the archives of the Maradona family, through unpublished anecdotes and moments never shared before, Dalma reveals hes deepest feelings for the first time since her father's death and at the same time relives the moments of glory and controversial situations that have marked the her father's life.
"I am really happy and moved by this project," said Dalma Maradona. "I am grateful for the opportunity to rediscover my father from time to time and relive people's passion for him, discovering unique anecdotes and perceiving his passion for life, his commitment to his country and his sense of justice. , teamwork and the sporting spirit. It's a journey of love that is helping me to understand it even more deeply ", he added.
"La Hija de Dios" (WT) is directed by Lorena Muñoz, the acclaimed director of "Gilda, No Me Arrepiento de Este Amor", and produced by Axel Kuschevatzky and Cindy Teperman for Infinity Hill; and Karina Castellano, Helen Roca and Gabriela Galaretto for Nativa, commissioned by Michela Giorelli, VP Production and Development of Discovery Latin America / US Hispanic.
The series was shot in several cities where Diego Maradona lived and will arrive exclusively on Discovery in 2022.