Unseen Documentary: Trailer. Hector Bellerin's ACL Recovery Documentary.
Published at : 12 Jan 2021
#UnseenJourney out tomorrow! 2-years ago one of the biggest set-backs in my career happened..
Me and my friends decided to record the whole journey to show you all the ups and downs through the ACL injury recovery process.
Hector Bellerin has today released Unseen Journey, an unprecedented account of the Arsenal vice-captain’s painstaking rehabilitation from ACL injury.
Told in his own words, he provides inside access to his life, it follows the 25-year-old from the inner sanctum of surgical theatres, to his families humble beginnings in Barcelona. The nine-part series will be available on his YouTube & Facebook channels from 13 January 21.
Following Hector over an 18-month period, "Unseen Journey", gives viewers a unique insight in to the complex mental, physical and emotional hurdles faced by elite-level athletes recovering from an injury.Detailing gruelling medical interventions, recovery programmes, and his comeback, including never-before-seen footage of the club’s 2019/20 FA Cup triumph. "Unseen Journey" is a candid portrayal of a footballer at their most vulnerable, looking to overcome the pain of a career-threatening injury.
Along with hearing Hector’s thoughts at every stage of the process, the film features in-depth interviews with Arsenal team-mates Rob Holding and Kieran Tierney, Hull City’s Jon Toral along with respected surgeon Ramon Cugat.
Hector Bellerin, said: “When we started, I wanted to give a better insight into the ups and downs of professional sport, giving an honest reflection of what athletes face when going through injury rehabilitation and recovery."
“Unseen Journey shows some of the toughest moments of my life, both physically and mentally, but I can look back now and be grateful to everyone that helped me through the whole process, a process which has developed me as a professional and as a person.”
“I really hope the The Unseen Journey will be able to inspire others and show that with the right mindset and team around you, anything is possible.”
Charles Hoare, Director, said: “We really wanted to take the viewers on an emotional journey with Hector, giving them an insight into what it really means to come back from a career-threatening injury in an unforgivable industry like football."
“It’s been a pleasure to work with him and the rest of the team at HIFEN Studios to document the strength and determination needed to be a top-level footballer."
B-Engaged are the appointed PR agency for Hector Bellerin