Sadio Mane releases touching documentary of his grass to grace story
- Sadio Mane has made his own film talking about his humble beginnings to stardom
- The Champions League winner also featured Jurgen Klopp and Mohamed Salah in the film
- Mane has been one of the top players in world football and recently placed fourth in the 2019 Ballon d'Or
Sadio Mane has released his own film where he talked about his rise to stardom in the beautiful game of football.
'Made in Senegal' is a documentary that focused on the humbling beginnings of the Liverpool forward and the sacrifices he made in becoming a professional footballer.
Reds boss Jurgen Klopp also featured in a segment of the film explaining the exceptional talent of the Senegalese striker.
Mane's strike partner Mohamed Salah also talked about their formidable combination in the frontline of the Merseyside club.
The movie which was produced in conjunction with Rakuten begins with Mane's beginnings growing up in a small village in Senegal.
It talks about his journey into the global spotlight of premiership football and winning the Champions League with Liverpool.
Speaking on the documentary, Mané said: “I wanted to show to the people that you can achieve anything in the world, if you are ready to build on your dreams and put in hard work. I am made in Senegal.”
Teresa López, European Content Director of Rakuten TV, stated; “Rakuten TV is delighted to present this new documentary, as we continue building our strategy to offer exclusive and original content for free.
"Sports are a fantastic way for people to connect together all over the world, and ‘Made in Senegal’ has such a powerful narrative, which I think audiences will love as much as we do.
"The film attracted our attention from the very first moment, telling a story of self-belief and determination to achieve your dreams, of all which embodies Rakuten’s key values.”
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The Juventus striker began the promotion on social media and sports celebrities are beginning to respond to it.
Ronaldo completed 141 touches in 45 seconds but world 800meteres record holder Semenya showed the five-time Ballon d'Or winner she is far better than him.
The South African long-distance runner did an impressive 176 toe touches under 45 seconds and she took to her social media handle to share her feat.
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