Doha: Netflix green-lights two new docuseries including exclusive behind-the-scenes stories from the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
In an announcement recently, Netflix stated that it has again partnered with FIFA+ on the project, following ‘Captains’ which featured players throughout their qualification journey for Qatar 2022.
Netflix touts that the as-yet-untitled series on the tournament “will show viewers the FIFA World Cup as never seen before” with behind-the-scenes access and exclusive footage in and around all the 32 teams.
Produced by Fulwell 73, the upcoming series will be the definitive account of one of the greatest sporting spectacles of all time. The series is expected to stream globally on Netflix this year.
Moreover, Fulwell 73 took to Twitter to announce the latest project. It stated: “We are excited to announce our soon to be titled FIFA World Cup series coming to Netflix this summer… Watch this space!”
“This eclectic group of new and returning series reinforces that we are committed to delivering the best sports stories to our fans,” said Brandon Riegg, Vice President, Unscripted and Documentary Series, Netflix.
“By going behind-the-scenes of the world’s biggest sporting events with unprecedented access, we have a unique opportunity to share the triumphs, tribulations and drama of these iconic moments with our hundreds of millions of global members,” he added.
As part of the two new addition to its sports slate, Netflix also announced ‘Six Nations’ which will feature exclusive inside look at the international rugby tournament.
More highly anticipated docuseries is slated to release in the coming days, including season five of popular ‘Formula 1: Drive to Survive’, following the premiere of the golf series ‘Full Swing’ and tennis documentary ‘Break Point’.
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