Maradona: Football’s Greatest

From his humble origins in a shanty town on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, to his unstoppable march to World Cup glory in 1986, ‘Maradona: Football’s Greatest’ traces the remarkable rise and ignominious fall of one of the naturally gifted and most flawed sportsmen the world has ever seen.    This film reflects on some of the lesser known passages of Maradona’s remarkable career, from his desperate desire to escape the attentions of Argentina’s fascist junta in the late 1970s by joining Sunderland AFC to the religious cult and church established in his name in Naples, which continues worshipping El Pibe de Oro (“The Golden Kid”) to this day