Baku. 15 July. REPORT.AZ/ Diego Maradona's larger-than-life exploits are coming to the small screen, producers said Thursday, announcing the Argentine football legend will be the subject of a new TV series targeting international audiences, Report informs referring to the AFP.
"Every month of my life could make 100 episodes. Everything I've lived surpasses any kind of fiction," Maradona said in a press release from Argentine TV channel Telefe, the producer of the new series.
Telefe said it had signed a deal with Maradona to make a show about his life, but did not give details on the format, cast or release date.
"It's an incredible challenge as a producer to think about fictionalizing the life of the best player of all time and probably the best-known person in the world," he said.
Maradona, 55, is worshipped in Argentina, which he led to the World Cup title in 1986.