The world reacts to the 'Rising Phoenix' documentary

Tatyana Mcfadden of the United States competes in the Women's 400m - T54 heats at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
Tatyana Mcfadden of the United States competes in the Women's 400m - T54 heats at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Celebrities and sportspeople across the globe have reacted following the premiere of the new Netflix documentary 'Rising Phoenix', which chronicles the rise of the Paralympic movement and tells the stories of nine inspirational athletes who have taken part in the Games. Check out the latest reaction posts below. 

President of France Emmanuel Macron hails 'Rising Phoenix'

Even world leaders have been struck by the inspirational documentary, with Emmanuel Macron hailing the extraordinary women and men who embody the Paralympic spirit.

Star athletes react

Sports stars from across the world have been giving their seal of approval to 'Rising Phoenix' as well, with everyone from David Beckham to Hannah Cockroft endorsing the film. Check out just a few of the reactions below:

The world of music gives its seal of approval

And it isn't only sports stars who have been expressing their love for the movie, with music sensations Coldplay and Rita Ora tweeting their approval for this 'must watch' documentary.

Sports leaders pay tribute

Leaders of sports organisations across the world have been equally impressed by the movie, and the message is clear: "Honestly. Watch it".

Thumbs up from the federations

And the national federations have also been giving their thumbs up to a movie that caused the the Los Angeles Times to proclaim: "You will never watch the games in the same way."