“The film Sorentino designated for the Oscar race does not surprise me. Sorrentino is a genius and when Diego is involved, something incredible comes out of it.” These are the words of Salvatore Bagni, former teammate of Diego Armando Maradona at Napoli, at Adnkronos, on the film “E ‘è stato la mano di Dio” by Paolo Sorrentino, a film that Italy has designated for the race for the selection for the Oscar for best international film. The film inspired by the story of the football super champion Diego Armando Maradona has already won the Grand Jury Prize in Venice 78 and is still unreleased in cinemas: it will be released in cinemas on November 24 and then on Netflix on December 15, 2021. “In his life Diego has reached unthinkable levels for everyone, no wonder that a genius has once again valued another genius. A directorial genius made a film about a football genius … that’s exactly how it went, “concluded Bagni.