Rakuten TV unveils 2010 FIFA World Cup doc with Spanish football team

By 30th June 2020 No Comments

Documentary will go free-to-air on Rakuten Stories from 9 July.

Rakuten TV has launched a documentary, The Secrets of La Roja – World Champions 2010, about the Spanish national football team, La Roja winning the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

The film will be free-to-air on Rakuten TV’s Rakuten Stories channel from 9 July.

It follows the Spanish national team in South Africa “as viewers have never seen before”, and is narrated in the first-person by the players.

The Secrets of La Roja – World Champions 2010 highlights key moments from the team’s World Cup campaign, including their memorable clash against Paraguay; the semifinal against Germany and the moment Spain became World Champions for the first time in the team’s history.

The film was produced by Rakuten TV in collaboration with Spanish production company Grupo Secuoya.

It features Andrés Iniesta, Xavi Hernández, Iker Casillas, David Villa, Pedro Rodriguez and Vicente del Bosque.

Rakuten TV European content director Teresa López, said: “The World Cup was a milestone for Spanish football history. At Rakuten TV we wanted to pay tribute to the team who achieved such a feat; the players, the coach and all the team involved that made possible this historic moment for Spain. We are sure that football fans will recapture the emotion of such an historic day and will vibrate thanks to this exciting documentary.”

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