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Golden Shoes (2015)

With his father missing in action, and his mother critical in hospital, a young boy consoles himself with dreams of playing in the youth soccer league. To do so, he must overcome adult deception, bullying, and his solitude.

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In a time when our nation is in need for inspiration, what will it take to pull us together and give us hope? Eight year old Christian Larou (Played by Christian Koza) is about to face the biggest challenge of his life. The hopeful youth is a dreamer, ever since he was a young boy he has dreamed of becoming a great soccer player the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo. Unlike other young boys, Christian believes in his heart and soul, that he can be the best soccer player in the USA and play for the National Youth team. But first, he must overcome the impossible. The Golden Shoes soccer movie is inspired by kids who through their love for sports, find a way to deal with bullying and intolerance. Christian's character is bullied by both children and adults and his friendship with Julian the goalie (Played by Aedin Mincks of Disney's Ant Farm) helps Christian get through these trying times. Could Christian's journey to the top of the soccer world make him the new Cristiano Ronaldo? Will ... Written by Norman Koza

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Les chaussures magiques  »

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Dominic Scicluna, of Waza Flo Pro Indoor, from Detroit, Michigan, can be seen coaching the Waza boys team. The movie is set in Michigan. See more »

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When the Northern Stars in their yellow jerseys are playing the Pennsylvania Classics, coach Dominic substitutes Christian #11 for Donald #27 (at 0:19:05), but in the ensuing play (at 0:19:22) #27 is still playing for the Northern Stars. See more »

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Saddest movie of the year
20 October 2015 | by See all my reviews

Terrible the way this movie demonized Frank. This guy funds a little league soccer team and time after time lets the dead-beat coach off the hook on his re-payment. He even takes his neighbors son Christian to soccer practice when his mom isn't available. Then when Christians mother gets into a car crash, because she was recklessly driving while on the cell phone, Frank takes in her son and lets him live with his family. Frank gets Christian a pair of soccer shoes that turn out to be magic. Christian realizes this but tries to keep it a secret so he can cheat his way to the top of the league. When Frank realizes this he tries to take his shoes away to make him play a fair game but always gets caught. When the big championship game comes around, Frank has had enough and decides to lock Christian in his room in an attempt to preserve the integrity of the game. Obviously the team isn't doing so well without Christian and his cheater cleats. Christian manages to break out of his room and get a ride to the game but he realizes his shoes are missing and he's going to have to play with a legit pair for once. He actually manages to make the game winning goal without cheating! Frank being the good guy that he is didn't want to rat out Christian, so he personally congratulates him (on finally playing fair) and gets punched in the face by the mother! So now the dead-beat coach finally has enough money to pay back Frank because they won the championship. No helping Frank off the ground after being assaulted, no 'thank you' he just cuts a check and throws it on his chest like a dirty whore. This movie should have been called Little Shitty Cheater Shoes.


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