An inspirational and entertaining football film
Goal is an inspirational and entertaining epic that is sure to make you want to go out and get your boots on.
Tagline: Every dream has a beginning.
Goal in a nutshell
This movie sees Santiago Munez (Kuno Becker) – an illegal alien living in Los Angeles – develop a real love and talent for football, despite his hardships. In fact, his talents are good enough to gain the attention of a scout, who gives him the opportunity to go to England and try out for Newcastle United – which he does, knowing that if he doesn't make it he will not be able to go back to the US.
Goal is a heart-warming story of one man's struggle to better his lot. Despite the fact that in real life it would be impossible to play in an EU country without being a professional player already, Munez heads to Newcastle in spite of the protestations of his father. The movie portrays a dream that millions of young lads have probably had, and was followed up with several sequels.
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