Where and how to watch Lionel Messi’s ‘World Cup: The Rise of a Legend’ documentary?

The story of Lionel Messi’s greatness will be told for many years to come. Many argue that the Argentine is the greatest soccer player of all time, and that’s not far from the truth. From the suburbs of Rosario to the biggest stage of global football, culminating in winning the World Cup with his beloved country, Lionel Messi has truly done it all.

It is a privilege for everyone to witness Messi attain this level of greatness in the sport. Audiences will have the opportunity to see how his story unfolded in a four-part documentary by Apple TV titled ‘The Rise of a Legend.’ Where and how can you watch this documentary? Let’s explore all the options in this article.

Where and how to watch Lionel Messi’s documentary?

There’s no better time to tell the tale of Lionel Messi than now. If any man has achieved so much in their career in such a short time, it’s definitely the Barcelona legend. He has now proven beyond reasonable doubt that he is the greatest soccer player of all time by leading Argentina to World Cup glory in December 2022, the only trophy that had managed to escape him in his glittering career.

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We will now get the chance to see his story unfold in the upcoming documentary by Apple TV. The four-part documentary is titled “World Cup: The Rise of a Legend” and will exclusively be shown on Apple TV+ starting from February 21 of this year.

The documentary will tell the story behind his five World Cup appearances until his eventual triumph in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The documentary is executive produced by several Emmy Award winners like Patrick Milling Smith, Tim Pastore, Brian Carmody, and Matt Renner. Anyone who wishes to watch the movie has to have an Apple TV+ subscription, which gives access to several other series and movies on the streaming platform.

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Watch: Messi’s World Cup: The Rise of a Legend trailer

The 2022 World Cup triumph has brought Lionel Messi a lot of good tidings, with the former PSG man claiming his eighth Ballon d’Or and, most recently, the FIFA Best Men’s Player award, although many people thought there was a more deserving winner for both awards, including Germany legend Lothar Matthaus.

Source: Barca Blaugranes

Messi won’t mind much, as he has a lot of things going well in his life currently. Apple TV+ released the thriller for his much-anticipated documentary yesterday, starring some soccer players, past and present, including Gary Lineker and international teammates like Enzo Fernandez and Emi Martinez.

The documentary covers Messi’s World Cup journey from 2005 to 2026. The documentary will start showing on Apple TV+ on February 21.


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