Gods of the Game: A Football Opera
Author(s): Phil Porter
Company: Factory Films with Grange Park Opera for Sky Arts
Running time: 1h 30min approx
A brand new opera about corruption in football, commissioned by Sky Arts to coincide with the 2022 World Cup.
Two childhood friends, now footballing icons, join forces to front their nation’s bid to host a World Cup tournament. They encounter a nefarious world of bribery and corruption, overseen by the game’s charismatic and all-powerful president. Enlisting support from the gods of the game, they set out to restore football to its rightful owners: the players and the fans.