When the Iranian National Soccer team comes to America to play the U.S. team, BABAK is their captain. He is the young, handsome face of the team with the quick moves of a lightweight boxer. Simply stated, he is the star. Babak's older brother MOURAD (once a fine player in his own right - but never having the talent of Babak) is attached to the team as they tour the States - perhaps only to handle his brother. The two are very close, but differ ideologically in that Mourad is much more fundamental. The story begins with the Iranian team playing the U.S. squad in Los Angeles. We learn that Babak had been approached months earlier in Iran about possibly staying in the U.S. to play for the local professional team. Babak receives a one million dollar signing bonus to join the Los Angeles Vipers pro team just prior to the end of their regular season and help their chances in the playoffs. Mourad is incensed by his brother's decision and attempts to explain that Babak is compromising his ... Written by
A young soccer star is given a life altering opportunity- the chance to leave his politically and religiously suppressive homeland and stay in the United States to live the American Dream.
19 October 2007 (USA)
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Offside: The Price of Dreams
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Written by M. Haydari and Ardalan Sarfaraz
Performed by Shani Rigsbee
Publishing by CTX Publishing (BMI)
Courtesy of Cherokee Music Group See more