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Credited cast:
Matthijs de Jongh ...
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stephen Bennett ...
Himself - Referee
Dinesh Chhetri ...
Himself - Bhutan Striker
Wangay Dorji ...
Himself - Bhutan Team Captain
David James ...
Himself - Montserrat Player
Dorji Khandu ...
Himself - Bhutan Player
Paul Morris ...
Himself - Montserrat Coach
Arie Schans ...
Himself - Bhutan Coach
Lyonpo Jigme Y. Thinley ...
Himself - Bhutan Foreign Affairs Minister
Charles Thompson ...
Himself - Montserrat Team Captain
Dasho Jigqel Ugyen Wangchuk ...
Himself - Bhutan Official
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Disappointed with the failure of his country's football team on their 2002 World Cup campaign, a Dutch fan decides to organize a football match between the two lowest FIFA-ranking teams - Bhutan and Montserrat. This match will take place earlier on the same day as World Cup final, and become famous as "The other final". Written by Mario

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How this documentary started
15 October 2005 | by (Holland) – See all my reviews

Kramer is part of the Dutch design office 'Kessels & Kramer', who, amongst other things, did campaigns for Diesel and the Hans Brinker Budget Hotel. At this bureau there were a few socker enthousiasts. When Holland didn't qualify for the FIFA world cup, they came up with the idea of their own FIFA match between the two lowest ranking FIFA members, which turned out to be Montserrat and Bhutan. The national stadium of Montserrat is a mess, build on an active volcano, so this match was held in Bhutan. Incredible that a bunch of non-film makers can give birth to such a pearl of a documentary. 'Kessels Kramer' is also famous for their books with found footage photography and low budget photography. Check it out!


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