Bayern Munich are set to become the last subject of an Amazon Prime Video documentary, with the behind-the-scenes series set to air in fall 2021.
In recent years, Tottenham and Manchester City have been followed by Amazon Prime cameras, while the Brazilian national team was also featured on the streaming platform last year. All or nothing series.
While it’s unclear whether the Bayern documentary will follow the same format and title, the film’s timeline will start with Bayern’s victorious 2020 Champions League victory and end with the climax of the current campaign.
The series also promises to cover the events leading up to FIFA’s “The Best” awards, as well as a look behind the curtain at transfer negotiations and board meetings.
There has already been considerable drama caught on cameras this season with Die Roten crashing from DFB Pokal at the hands of second tier Holstein Kiel last month, a loss that ended their hopes of finishing back-to-back triples. Bayern’s defense of the Champions League and the Bundesliga, as well as his fortune at the Club World Cup, will also be covered in the documentary.
CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge told the club’s website: “We are proud to be able to tell the story of FC Bayern with this documentary, because it is a great achievement – from the traditional past to the present with its great sporting successes to our an ambitious future.
“Especially now, since Corona unfortunately forces us to take some distance, this documentary is a wonderful opportunity for our fans to find out what is happening in our team and our club.”
Oliver Kahn, board member and German goalkeeper legend, added: “This documentary is a great opportunity to expand FC Bayern’s global presence.
“We can reach millions of people with our story and inspire them for ourselves. FC Bayern can look back on an exciting history, have set standards in top sport for decades and have looked firmly to the future. We are always ready to innovate. This documentation is another important step in the future of our club. “