Pele, Argentina and the Dictators
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To most fans around the world Brazil and Argentina's World Cup wins in 1970 and 1978 were wonderful football stories. But to the people of these two nations there was a hugely significant political context to these tournaments. Both nations won the World Cup while suffering under repressive military dictatorships. And in both cases these violent military juntas used their successful football teams to help improve their image around the world.
Genre - Soccer/Documentary/Special
Country - GBR
Language - en-GB
Original Air Date - Sunday 28th June 2020
Run Time - 45min
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