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Ali Raad Al-Zaydawi,
Real Madrid is the best soccer team in history. It has won 9 times the European Championship, 3 of them with the new name of 'Champions League'. Even FIFA named it as the best team of the 20th century.
But this film is not about the history of Real Madrid. It's all about feelings. There are 5 short movies inside the movie which are set in different places of the world: Senegal, New York, Tokyo, Caracas and, of course, Madrid. Each one of them tells you a story of people who love Real Madrid and how this feeling is important in their lifes. So, we have a young girl in love with Beckham in Tokyo, a young woman who wants to play soccer in New York more than anything, a little boy in Senegal who loves Real Madrid by his father but has never seen a match and, in Madrid, a school teacher who discovers what's Real Madrid. The most intriguing story is the Caracas one, where one of the characters keeps a great secret. Moreover, during the movie we can see the true Real Madrid preparing a soccer match against his biggest enemy in Spain, Barcelona, and finally the highlights of the match in a very interesting cut with an incredible soundtrack. I'm sure you won't have ever seen highlights like these on TV.
The soundtrack is very good, with very funny moments as the 'Mazinger Z' theme in the Japanese story and specially the soundtrack during the final match. And of course, the Jose Merce's (flamenco singer) version of the Real Madrid anthem.
I think this movie can be seen by anybody, and will like to any soccer fan in the world, specially Real Madrid's, but any other who love soccer . Real Madrid has many of the best players in the world: Zidane, Ronaldo, Raul, Beckham, Roberto Carlos, Casillas and others who have left the team just now but can be seen in the movie: Figo, Owen, etc...
I suppose there will be many fans from other teams who hate Real Madrid because they don't understand soccer is only a game to enjoy and be better not to make enemies. You'll read many of these here, but you can be sure they won't have even seen the movie. Don't give any importance. See the movie by yourself and, if you don't like, then say it.
Who hasn't seen any of the movies with Pele? Think of this movie as a soccer movie but not about an only player, but about a whole team. It's a good movie, it's funny, it's very well done, has a nice soundtrack, a great photography and, of course, Jessica (the girl in New York) is very pretty. :)
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