Netflix is ​​teaming up with La Liga to produce an exciting new documentary series focused on the elite of Spanish first division soccer.

Of drive to survive to breaking point, and more, Netflix has been churning out some seriously phenomenal sports docuseries. Next on the list will be a full docuseries dedicated to the 2023-2024 La Liga season that will look at the impact of the sport on its players, coaches, fans and communities.

What is LaLiga?

La Liga is the home of Spanish soccer, the most elite division in the country, and home to world-famous soccer clubs like Barcelona and Real Madrid. Spanish soccer has dominated much of the 21st century, with teams like Sevilla and the aforementioned Barcelona and Real Madrid winning European Cups on a regular basis.

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The league has seen dozens of world-renowned footballers grace the pitches, with none arguably more famous or iconic than Barcelona’s little wizard Lionel Messi or Real Madrid’s global superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. That’s also not to disrespect other iconic names like Zidane, Beckham, Figo, Xavi, Iniesta and Ronaldinho.

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The domestic and intercontinental success of La Liga also saw the success extend to the national team, which saw Spain win the FIFA World Cup in 2010 and win the UEFA European Cup in 2008 and 2012.

A more detailed and official description of La Liga has also been provided;

LaLiga is a global, innovative and socially responsible organization, leader in the leisure and entertainment sector. It is a private sports association made up of the 20 sports limited companies (SAD) and clubs of LaLiga Santander and the 22 of LaLiga SmartBank and is in charge of organizing professional football competitions in Spain. La Liga is the most followed football competition on social media in the world, with more than 158 million followers across 17 platforms in 20 different languages. Headquartered in Madrid (Spain), it is present in 41 countries through eleven offices and 44 delegates. The entity carries out its social work through its Foundation and was the first professional soccer league in the world to establish a league for soccer players with intellectual disabilities: LaLiga Genuine Santander.

When will the La Liga docuseries arrive on Netflix?

It will be a long time before we see La Liga docuseries on Netflix. The 2023-2024 season doesn’t start until August 2023 and won’t wrap up until May 2024. That means that with the months of post-production included, we’ll likely see a release date between September and December 2024.

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Real Madrid, the 2021/2022 La Liga champion, won the competition for a record 35th time. – Image. FAKE IMAGES

What is the focus of the La Liga docuseries?

The focus of the series will be on the entirety of the upcoming 2023-2024 season, chronicling all the drama that unfolds in the twenty-team division.

Óscar Mayo, Executive Director of LaLiga said the following about working with Netflix;

«For LaLiga, being the protagonist of the first sports series on Netflix in Spain is a unique opportunity to take our football beyond the fans, to share with the world the emotion of the sport we love and the possibility for all our fans to see The league. from a totally different angle.”

Álvaro Díaz, Director, Unscripted & Documentary Series (Spain) also had the following to say about the docuseries;

“At Netflix, we’ve always been committed to bringing must-see shows and movies to our members around the world. We are very proud and excited to share this project with LaLiga, which is an unprecedented opportunity to experience first-hand the emotion of one of the most exciting sports competitions on the planet.»

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