When Newcastle United soccer star Santiago Munez is offered a spot with Real Madrid, he accepts, but the move - accompanied by big money and fame - tests his ties and loyalties to family, friends and business acquaintances.
A character-based feature documentary that portrays the transcendent power of soccer in modern Africa - a game that is helping to change the lives of individuals and communities across the ... See full summary »
The lives of homeless people are changed forever through an international soccer competition. This film follows six players as they set off for Cape Town, South Africa to play in the Homeless World Cup.
Swedish soccer referee Martin Hansson had a successful journey towards his big dream in life, the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Then one dark night in Paris on November 18th, 2009, all hell broke loose.
I have seen the movie, or I must say documentary film?, I do not know exactly how can I describe it. My first surprise was that I did not expect a movie like this. Of course it is soccer but it is also fiction (based on real facts as they say). The African story is beautiful and the Japanese one very funny, but what it is really beautiful is how a match is shown.
Madrid's story is just fine, but it is not like the others. Please do not forget the conversation between Beckham and a supporter in an elevator, and the speech coach Luxemburgo gives to the players, it is just brilliant.
If you like sports you have to see it, but if you like soccer you must see it.
Best regards S.
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