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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)

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£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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When Santiago flies to Japan for the deal to join Real Madrid it is said that the deal needs to be done right away because the Transfer Window closes the next day. The Window closes on the last day of August about the same time The Spanish La Liga begin their season, so Real Madrid would not be in Japan on the day the Window closed. Historically, Real have played in Japan in July. See more »

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Announcer: What a humiliation. A lot of unhappiness around the Bernabeu tonight, a lot of it directed at Gavin Harris. Came out as a hero, he's being called a donkey tonight.
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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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