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Goal II: Living the Dream (2007)

 -  Drama | Sport  -  29 August 2008 (USA)
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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.

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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.

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual content | See all certifications »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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£326,807 (UK) (9 February 2007)

Gross:

£800,469 (UK) (16 February 2007)
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The Champions League Final Game, played against Arsenal, is actually the first knockout round, when Arsenal won 0-1, Thierry Henry scores the goal we saw in the movie. See more »

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Loved it a great follow up to Goal
22 June 2009 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I found Goal 2 Living the Dream a wonderful sequel to Goal. A lot of people have bagged this film saying its too predictable. Hey its not an Oscar movie but hey do you want them all the time.

Goal 2 follows Santiago Munez through the next phase of his soccer career and all the same characters are back. I loved it.

The football scenes are awesome you really believe that the players are playing in front of huge crowds and the storyline is very engaging.

There is a lot of drama in this movie so its not all football scenes but this to me add to the worth of this film. I enjoyed every minute of it and got goose bumps as it really immerses you in the life of a multi million dollar footballer. I cant wait to see Goal 3


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