Official trailer reveals first footage of the documentary which will delve into the stranger-than-fiction story of one of football’s legendary figures. You can watch it HERE

Prime Video have revealed an eye-opening documentary about football legend Sven-Goran Eriksson, set to launch on Prime Video in the UK, Ireland and Nordics later this year.  Announced alongside an official trailer, Sven will follow the highs and lows of the first foreign manager of the England National Team throughout his entire career.

Produced by Whisper and Up&Away Film Entertainment, Sven is directed by Claudia Corbisiero (Bobby Robson: More than a Manager), produced by Chris Grubb (Ben Stokes: Phoenix from the Ashes) and Drew Masters (14 Peaks, Nothing is Impossible) and executive produced by James Quinn for Up&Away, and Sunil Patel and Mark Cole for Whisper.

This is the stranger-than-fiction story about football’s most unpredictable character, Sven-Goran Eriksson. Following the rise (and tabloid emblazoned fall) of the former England manager, intertwined with the heart-breaking and moving reality of Sven’s terminal cancer diagnosis. Featuring characters from throughout his life including David Beckham, Wayne Rooney, Roberto Mancini, Kasper Schmeichel, Nancy Dell'Olio and Faria Alam.

Speaking on-stage to unveil the documentary at a Prime Video Presents event in Sweden, Sven said: "People interested in sports will likely know me and my career already, but the documentary also tells the truth - which hasn’t always been portrayed in the tabloids. It takes time to make a documentary but it has been a very exciting and fun process. The documentary tells the truth of what happened during my career”.  

Whisper and Prime Video previously worked together to deliver the critically acclaimed Ben Stokes; Phoenix From the Ashes. Sven is set to premiere on Prime Video in the UK, Ireland and in the Nordics later this year.

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