The phantom team

The phantom team

Soccer and politics are often a combustible mix. The Chilean national team of 1973 became a symbol of a divided country after the coup that brought General Augusto Pinochet to power. Producer Dennis Maxwell has the inside story of a team and a game that never should have happened.

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CREDITS

PRODUCED BY
Dennis Maxwell


PRODUCED IN
Chile


PUBLISHED ON
10/10/2017


EDITED BY
Annie Aviles, Camila Segura & Daniel Alarcón


SOUND DESIGN BY
Martina Castro & Andrés Azpiri


PHOTO BY
Rocío Urtecho

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