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Fair-haired Ecki, the baker's son, has grown up the golden boy of his home town. All that changes the instant he and his soccer teammates discover he's gay. Now the object of scorn and ridicule (and finding himself unceremoniously kicked off his team), Ecki travels to the city of Dortmund to recruit an all-gay soccer team to return and prove to his town and his former soccer mates who the best men are. As first-time-out Ecki searches blindly through gay watering holes for players, his parents endure a rash of derisive gay jokes from the townies, leaving Ecki's gruff father to hope for a change in his son's orientation while also considering closing down the family business. Written by
When Ecki leaves home by bus he sits alone in the last row. When the bus overtakes a tractor the bus is shown from behind and one can see other people sitting in the last row. See more »
[seeing Ecki and Sven hug after their team wins a goal]
Why not f*ck, you twerps!
Ecki! Come on.
Come here, you pansy!
[pulling Ecki aside]
Hey! I'm here 'cause I wanna win with you.
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In the ending credits, each actor's name is placed on the soccer grid where his position was played in the movie. See more »
Good looking guys, leather and chains, love, revenge, and... soccer!
Ecki is goalkeeper for the soccer-team in his small hometown in Germany (near Dortmund). After losing an important game, his mates accidentally find out that he is gay. They throw him out of the team. Out of anger and hurt he dares them to play against a gay team. Ecki has only four weeks to build this team and train them.
The movie plays with clichés in a hilarious and yet pleasant way. Good looking guys, leather and chains, love, revenge, and soccer. Witty dialogues and good action. Highly recommended.
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