Dónde está Daniel Schapira. Desaparecido
The book recounts the life of Daniel Marcelo Schapira, an Argentine tennis talent and Peronist militant, who was kidnapped when he was not even twenty-seven years old in 1977. One of the thirty thousand desaparecidas, people who disappeared after being taken by the police. The authors reconstruct Daniel’s story using the direct testimonies of family members, friends, journalists and politicians, who together with the tennis player fought in the darkest season of Argentina’s history. Daniel’s life, according to the testimonies, was spent between the tennis courts and hiding places to escape the military police. His young broken life became a symbol of freedom for all the Argentine people.
Alessandro Mastroluca, journalist, writes about tennis for the website and TV channel Super Tennis. Director of the newspaper CalcioToday, he has published several essays on the history of sport.
Roberto Brambilla is a journalist. After four years at Sky Sports, since 2015 he has collaborated with Avvenire and since 2020 he coordinates Café Rimet. He wrote in 2016 with C’era una volta l’Est.