What is Captains of the World (TV) About?
‘Captains of the World’ is a comprehensive documentary series that offers an inside look at the 2022 FIFA World Cup, focusing on the captains and key figures of the 32 national soccer teams that participated in the event held in Qatar. The series is a collaborative production between Netflix, Fulwell 73, and FIFA+ and serves as a sequel to the series ‘Captains,’ which chronicled the qualifying stages of the World Cup. The documentary features rare, behind-the-scenes footage combined with in-depth interviews of players and coaching staff, including soccer luminaries like Lionel Messi, Harry Kane, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Kylian Mbappé, among others. Viewers are treated to a multi-dimensional portrayal of the tournament, exploring the personal and collective journeys, the pivotal moments on and off the pitch, as well as the elation and heartbreaks that come with competing at the highest level of international soccer. The series not only commemorates the athletic achievements and records set during the event but also brings to light the human stories and the dramatic emotional stakes involved in the pursuit of football glory.
The first episode of Captains of the World aired on December 30, 2023 and the most recent episode to air was on December 30, 2023.