Today is the last day of the most important football tournament in South America and one of the most important in the world: the Copa Libertadores de América. And this time the final is even more emotional for having been in the legendary Maracanã and involving two Brazilian rivals from the same state. Scheduled to start at 5 p.m., the clash between Palmeiras and Santos took many people by surprise, as there were other teams considered favorites by the specialized press and even by the fans. Until the final, it’s up to the fans of both teams and football fans to wait. We know how an important game like this can make us nervous, with the feeling that time is not passing at all. So I selected five films that fans of both teams can watch in an attempt to calm things down or get even more looted. Check out!
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Maracanã – Temple of emotions
Today’s final stage was once the largest stadium in the world, has witnessed two World Cups, Olympics, Copa America, Rock In Rio and more virtually any type of competition or event that you can imagine. In Maracanã – Temple of Emotions, we follow the history of the stadium from the start of its construction, in 1948, through historical games, concerts, masses… Until the reform period for the 2014 World Cup Full of incredible and precious testimonies, this film is a good choice to stay in the rich history of the stadium which will catch the eyes of the whole world in a few hours.
Now let’s start with specific tips for fans of each of the finalists. Starting with Palmeiras, who had the best overall campaign of the tournament, then we will alternate. The first indication is this documentary released 10 years ago and tells the story of the ancient Palestra Itália from its foundation until the day of farewell in 2010. Directed by Roberto Zagallo, the documentary has testimonials from stars , employees, fans and even locals directly affected by the stadium before its demolition. The best part is that it’s available in the basic Amazon Prime Video catalog.
Saints of all purposes
Biographies of famous icons are very common to be adapted for the cinema. Almost every year a new one is launched. Now, biography of a football club? This is for a few. Under Lima Chamie, Santos de Todos os Goals debuted in 2019 with a mission to tell the story of Santos Futebol Clube, the team that has scored the most goals in football history. This is a great recommendation for Santos fans who want to remember or even find out about the history of the institution they support.
Winner of the 2017 CineFoot Award, Segundo Tempo is a documentary that gives continuity to our first nomination for fans of the city. Once again directed by Rogério Zagallo, the film now tells the story of the construction of Allianz Parque, the modern arena of Palmeiras and how it directly influenced the victorious phase that the Alviverde of São Paulo experienced in recent years. years. They walk through the construction of the arena and arrive at times of big party with fans, idols and club employees.
Pelé – eternal
This documentary is well known around the world for having brought together in one film almost the entire career of the greatest player of all time: Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Pelé. The film is full of details on the athletic trajectory of the century of the athlete and brings images of games and performances of the genius of the ball with the Santos jersey. On the last day, nothing better for the fans than watching Pelé, Pepe, Coutinho and company destroy Boca Juniors in the middle of Bombonera, right?
Is that you? Who will cheer for the final? Tell us in the comments!
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