Original title: Montevideo, vidimo se
Number of episodes: 11
Broadcast: 6th April 2013
TV Station: National Television of Serbia
The third season of tv serial “See You in Montevideo” tells the fascinating tale how the Yugoslavian football team took part in the 1st official World Cup in Montevideo, in 1930. Inspired by true events, this is a story about the historical success of a nation, a milestone in sports and the sequel to the first part that depicted circumstances that preceded the Mundial itself. The football saga continues in Uruguay’s capital where after a tiresome three-week journey over the Atlantic, the first-ever national team of the then Kingdom of Yugoslavia finds itself among strong participants of the First World Championship. The team from a small Balkan country, a team that no one believes, draws as an opponent the championship’s predicted winner, the even then famous national team of Brazil. Lead by determination, vision and solidarity, Tirke, Moša, Milutinac, Jakša and the rest of the boys from the team, thanks to their talent and perseverance, with youthful enthusiasm, enter the international sport arena through the front gates. The news that spiraled worldwide at the speed of sound was that the national team of Yugoslavia won 3rd place at the first World Cup!
Season 1- "Montevideo, Taste of a Dream"
Season 2 - "On the Road to Montevideo"
Season 3 - "See You in Montevideo"
ABOUT TV SERIAL
The series tells a story about Serbia and its capital, Belgrade, during the 1930s; how it established itself as a metropolis through external social influence and the resistance against impending fascism. Furthermore, this is a tale about the vision of people who embraced a young sport, football, and contributed toward it becoming the most relentless global phenomenon of the present.
Creating a TV series was imperative for the ‘Montevideo, Taste of a Dream’ project. The extended TV format was found to be the most suitable solution for fully capturing the spirit of the times, and bringing the charm of an era, its historical figures and their creation of a legend to a wide audience.
The main topic of the TV serial is our national team success at the First World Football Championship held in Montevideo, Uruguay (1930). The story is about young football players who achieved that success with their enthusiasm and talent, spread the fame of their country throughout the world and became true stars and real legends of those times.