Olympic Gold: A Documentary

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Last year was a great year for fans of Mexican football as the country’s Olympic football team secured its first gold medal in its history. Fans can relive all of the excitement again (and get another shot of Neymar crying) thanks to a new documentary by Distrito Films.

“Oro: El Dia Que Todo Cambio” is a 47-minute long documentary that chronicles Mexico’s Olympics football team beginning with the team’s failures in the 2011 Copa América to its gold medal win in last year’s summer games.

There are interviews with players, members of the coaching staff, members of Federación Mexicana de Fútbol as well as journalist Juan Villoro (who also appeared in the sports documentary Guerrero 12), former UNAM rector Juan Ramón de la Fuente, and film director Alejandro González Iñarritu (his brother is Héctor González Iñarritu, director of Selecciones Nacionales de la Federación Mexicana de Fútbol).

Seeing as the team consisted of a bunch of guys aged 23 and under, there are, naturally, plenty of shenanigans on-screen. Take, for instance, the wonderful bromance between Marco Fabián and Giovani Dos Santos as they battle each other in video games and, for some unknown reason, are forced to pose in their underwear. There are other humorous segments as well, like when the players talk about their favorite teammate’s nickname or when Jorge Enríquez “Chatón” is confronted about the four hamburgers he ate (“Pos son gratis.”)

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