1 hr 19 min
Dangerous Play (Jugada Peligrosa):
A revealing documentary that sheds light on the influence of Colombian drug cartels on the game of soccer in the days leading up to the 1989 Copa Libertadores championship.
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Dangerous Play (Jugada Peligrosa)
1 hr 19 min
About This Movie
Colombia, 1989. As the war between drug cartels escalates on the streets of Medellin, prominent traffickers funnel millions of dollars into local soccer teams, hoping to elevate their country’s status on the global stage. But as South America’s Copa Libertadores championship nears, drug lord Pablo Escobar and his hitmen proved the lengths they were willing to go to see their team, Atlético Nacional, win it all. Featuring first-hand accounts from former referees and players, Dangerous Play (Jugada peligrosa) exposes the influence of violence and greed on the game of soccer – while highlighting the bravery of the officials who risked everything to protect the integrity of the beloved sport.
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