The Man Behind History

Documentary | Feature Film  | Coproduction with Uruguay and Argentina

Police officer, spy, persecuted politician, member of the police intelligence system in Brazil, besides being a sport leader, contribute to the professionalization of football and be the only Brazilian president of Commebol and founder of Copa Libertadores da America, the intimate story of José Ramos de Freitas reveals truths about an obscure period of history. A double-minded and intriguing man who watched and interacted with the main events during the 20s and 50s in Brazil. One who allows throughout his life to reveal the intimacy and conflicts of Vargas politics, sharing in his history one of the greatest Brazilian passions: the soccer.