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 »
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.
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 - ... See full summary »
Matthijs de Jongh,
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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