A World Cup of Spies

Alexei Sorokin and Lord Triesman, the two patriots who led Russia and England in the contest to become host of the football world cup, recount a campaign involving state-level espionage, political deals and trade agreements. Through new revelations, the film exposes how Russia won this miniature cold war using covert measures and secret payments.

  • Report
  • Niels Borchert Holm, Jon Adelsten
  • ZDF/Arte
  • 30 Minuten
  • 2018