In LaLiga’s 90 years of existence, it’s been blessed with the best players in the world. Fans have witnessed footballing brilliance, skill and more than anything else, passion, with the most extraordinary stories ever to be told played out in stadiums across Spain. Plenty of emotion-packed, unforgettable matches and scenes that will remain the memories of fans forever. LaLiga is celebrating its birthday and at 90 years old the competition is still fighting fit and stronger than ever with every heartbeat.
The series was produced by The Mediapro Studio for LaLiga, with each of the 12 half-hour episodes to be released monthly. In each episode, illustrious figures who have participated in LaLiga tell viewers about their experiences and explain their contribution to the competition’s exciting 90-year history.
Players, clubs, coaches, referees, unforgettable dates, landmark goals, records and achievements that have made this competition the best league in the world will all be covered in this series.
The first episode is titled "The coach: Javier Irureta". It’ll be broadcasted on free-to-air television by GOL, on LaLigaSportsTV, LaLigaTV and beIN LaLiga with repeats on all channels.
Irureta is, after the deceased Luis Aragonés, the coach with the most First Division games under his belt. From 1984 to 2017 he managed CD Logroñés, R. Oviedo, Racing Santander, Athletic Club, Real Sociedad, RC Celta, RC Deportivo, Real Betis and Real Zaragoza.
In the upcoming episodes, LaLiga fans will be able to enjoy "The goalkeeper: Abel Resino", "The King of the leagues: Paco Gento", and "One-touch goal wonder: Hugo Sanchez", among others. 12 fantastic episodes covering the some of the best stories to come out of LaLiga’s 90-year history.
Title: 90 Years of Stories that made History
Duration: 30 minutes
Release dates: Monthly, throughout 2019
Broadcasters: LaLigaSPortsTV, GOL, beINLaLiga and LaLigaTV
Distribution: Worldwide, to all LaLiga broadcasters
Genre: News story/feature
Concept: Enrique Ortego
Production: The Mediapro Studio