Surprising triumph: In 1985, 17-year-old Boris Becker from Leimen won Wimbledon, and on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at 8:15 p.m., RTL will play the new event film "The Rebel - From Leimen to Wimbledon" in prime time. It tells the phenomenal success story of the youngest Wimbledon winner of all time. Coach Günther Bosch and manager Ion Tiriac paved the way for an unprecedented career as a world-class athlete. The RTL event film shows the uncompromising nature of professional sports, the tough fight to the top and provides insights into the psyche and life of a boy who rises to become a tennis idol at an early age and has to deal with sudden fame... (RTL)

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Director: Hannu Salonen
With Bruno Alexander, Samuel Finzi, Mišel Matičević and others
Genre: Biopic / Drama
Channel: RTL
Year: 2021
Produktion company: Zeitsprung Pictures, Violet Pictures