Amazon bets on Spanish sports: Nadal, Alonso, Torres and Carolina Marín, among its great releases

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Amazon has found a vein in the documentaries that tell the personal stories of athletes and has chosen four stars of Spanish sports as the main bets for its Prime Video platform . It is about the legendary tennis player Rafa Nadal , the double champion of the Formula 1 World Cup Fernando Alonso , the Olympic champion and triple world champion of badminton Carolina Marín and the former striker of Atlético de Madrid or Liverpool who won two Euro Cups and a World Cup Fernando Torres .

The documentary on ‘ Fernando Torres: the last symbol ‘ and the series ‘ Carolina Marín: I can because I think I can ‘ and ‘ Fernando ‘ are among the great premieres that the platform will launch in the next month, along with other content such as the second season from the series on LaLiga football ‘ Six Dreams: Back to win ‘ (‘Six dreams: return to victory’, in English).

The person in charge of video content for Spain on the platform, Ricardo Carbonero , also announced that before the end of the year a documentary film about the victory of the Spanish soccer team in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa will be released exclusively , focused on the tenth anniversary of the triumph and that has unpublished images.

The documentary about Fernando Torres , symbol of Atlético and the Spanish team, will be the first to reach Prime Video subscribers. He will do it on September 18 and will review the career of the former striker, who also played for teams such as Liverpool, Chelsea or Milan.

Torres explained during the event that “the greatest challenge has undoubtedly been to open myself to a camera to tell things that I had never told, how I have lived very good and very bad moments, with personal details and thoughts that one has and does not share when one is active to avoid a controversy. ”

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Fernando Alonso’s documentary on Amazon Prime already has a release date: September 25
On September 25 will arrive the premiere of the first season of the series focused on the last year of Fernando Alonso’s career , in which he faced challenges such as the World Endurance Championship or the Dakar Rally . The second season, confirmed by the company, will include the Asturian’s return to Formula 1 .

Alonso intervened through a video to affirm that “you will be able to see the sacrifice and demand of the great challenge of participating in these competitions and I hope you enjoy it, because the second season will be more exciting , I will return to Formula One with Renault , which is a dream, and it will be incredible. ”

Already in October will be the premiere of the series dedicated to Carolina Marín , who in addition to breaking all world badminton records suffered a severe setback after suffering a serious knee injury.

An image of the trailer for Carolina Marín’s documentary-series.
Amazon will premiere a documentary on the recovery of Carolina Marín
Marín acknowledged that “my hair stand on end when I see the images. It has made me relive many moments that we forget. It has been a very hard work on our part , the hours we have dedicated, the team behind and the things that have come to light … It is a summary of my life in two hours “.

Prime Video Spain also anticipated the news that will arrive in 2021, starting with a docuseries about the Rafa Nadal Academy in Manacor. The twelve-time Roland Garros champion , his uncle and former coach Toni Nadal and former tennis players such as Carlos Moyá and Carlos Costa will participate in it .

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