Messi, Suarez & Shakira: Rakuten Launches FC Barcelona Doc Series Narrated By John Malkovich, First Trailer

Streaming service and FC Barcelona sponsor Rakuten today launched docu-series Matchday – Inside FC Barcelona, which follows the famed soccer club through its 2018-2019 season.

The show, narrated by John Malkovich, will include locker room footage, game day action and private moments such as a barbeque at Luis Suárezs house with Leo Messi and Jordi Alba; Gerard Piqué enjoying free time with his family; Marc-André ter Stegen designing his new house; and Ivan Rakitic cooking. Two episodes will be devoted to the famed El Clasico vs Real Madrid.

The eight-episode show is a collaboration between Barça Studios, FC Barcelonas own production house, Kosmos Studios, Rakuten, Inc. in association with Rakuten H Collective Studio and Producciones del Barrio.

The series will premiere exclusively on Rakuten TV in Europe in November, to be followed by a Japan premiere and distribution globalRead More – Source