What have a child playing in the streets of Villa Fiorita and a boy from the suburbs of Naples in common? The passion for Maradona! The player himself will tell the story of how he was able to rise such a world wide passion. Shot in Naples, Barcelona, Cuba, Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro, the movie retells Diego’s life.
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Amando a Maradona is the first film directed by the Argentinean Javier Martìn Vàsquez. El Pais, commenting the Vásquez’ devotion to the main character, wrote: “Vàsquez has created an almost saintly ode around the football myth”.