Diego Maradona Exploring Legal Action Over Paolo Sorrentino Netflix Film ‘The Hand Of God’

Diego Maradona Exploring Legal Action Over Paolo Sorrentino Netflix Film ‘The Hand Of God’
Turns out the hand of God is a litigious one. Diego Maradona’s lawyer Matias Morla says the Argentine soccer star is exploring possible legal action over Italian filmmaker Paolo Sorrentino’s upcoming Netflix film The Hand Of God.

Maradona’s legal rep took to Twitter over the weekend to state that the soccer player did not authorize the use of his image in the movie, and that they would be making a legal petition over the misuse of a registered trademark.

The title of the film is an apparent nod to the soccer player, who used the term to describe his goal against England at the 1986 FIFA World Cup. In announcing the pic last week, Netflix was adamant that it is not a sports movie and is not about Maradona, instead stating that it will be a personal story about Sorrentino’s youth in 1980s Naples. The streamer declined
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