• Docu-series follows the unique story of an ambitious football club like no other
• Featuring an exclusive title track produced by dance music pioneer and world-famous DJ Carl Cox
• Contributors include UD Ibiza president Amadeo Salvo, Italian football icon Marco Borriello and Ibiza-born international DJs Anna Tur and Manu Gonzalez
• Series will launch in DAZN’s established markets on Dec. 25, with a rollout on its
Global platform scheduled for January 2021
LONDON, Dec. 21, 2020 – DAZN, the leading global sports destination, has unveiled its latest DAZN Originals production ‘Club Ibiza: The Sessions’; a unique, inside look at UD Ibiza, a Spanish football club driven by the passion of president Amadeo Salvo and his brothers David and Lalo who have a dream to take the team to La Liga.
The 5-part series features intimate interviews with Amadeo Salvo, Italian football superstar Marco Borriello and Ibiza-born international DJs Anna Tur and Manu Gonzalez, among others. The series’ exclusive title track was produced by dance pioneer and world-famous DJ Carl Cox and features new music by Anna Tur and Manu Gonzalez.
Surrounded by iconic dance clubs, the world’s best DJs and the most stunning Balearic beaches, ‘Club Ibiza: The Sessions’ takes you on a season-long journey into the heart of the most famous island in the world. Through the eyes of Ibiza’s most passionate football fans, the series captures an exclusive look into the rise of a football club unlike any other, combining exclusive interviews with behind-the-scenes access and the wonders of the island.
Over the course of the series, fans can watch UD Ibiza’s historic home match against Barcelona in the third round of the Copa del Rey. DAZN’s cameras capture the electric atmosphere as Can Misses stadium transforms to host football greats Lionel Messi, Ivan Rakitic, Antoine Griezmann and Louis Suárez.
‘Club Ibiza: The Sessions’ will launch on DAZN in Austria, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan and Switzerland on Dec. 25, followed by Spain on Dec. 26. It will later be made available on DAZN’s Global platform across 200+ countries and territories in January 2021.
DAZN’s SVP Original Programming, Grant Best said “This is the most beautiful football docu-series ever made, simply because its set on Ibiza. We know Ibiza as the dance music capital of the world but now football has become another reason to pay attention. No other series has captured the ambition and passion of football, with world famous DJs and these stunning landscapes.
“What Amadeo Salvo has set out to do with UD Ibiza would seem impossible to anyone without a love of the sport, but that’s what makes the story so compelling. It has been a privilege to come along on the journey and bring life to this series through the incredible music of Carl Cox, Anna Tur and Manu Gonzalez.”
“I am delighted to be to be a part of this Ibiza story. It’s a magical place where the islanders have always made me feel very welcome”, Carl Cox added.
‘Club Ibiza: The Sessions’ is a DAZN Originals production in association with Cielo Azul, produced and executive produced by Grant Best (‘The Making Of’, ‘Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum and Dad’ and ‘One Night’), Tom Markham and Rob Fulham (Kaiser! The Greatest Footballer Never to Play Football & Calcio Storico: The Blood of Florence), and co-directed by John Alex Dennis (‘8 Days with Hopper’) and Grant Best.
The series follows DAZN’s previous documentary film ‘Being Mario Götze’; interview series ‘The Making Of’ featuring global sporting icons; MotoGP docu-series ‘In Our Blood’; and most recently ‘Parallel Worlds’, DAZN’s latest docu-series that connects sporting heroes from different disciplines to discover what they share in common featuring Cristiano Ronaldo and Gennadiy ‘GGG’ Golovkin.