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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Jimmy Grimble is a shy Manchester school boy. At school he is constantly being bullied by the other kids, and at home he has to face his mother's new boyfriend who he doesn't like. However,... See full summary »
Santiago's father, Hernan Munez, smuggled his penniless Mexican family over the US border to seek a better, albeit modest future in L.A. Eldest son Santiago dreams of more, like native Angelinos, then joining Hernan's gardening firm. His change arrives when a British ex-pro spots him as an exceptional soccer natural and promises he can arrange a real British talent scout to check him out. Although that falls trough and dad forbids it, Santiago accepts grandma's savings to try out with English premier league club Newcastle. Despite his asthma, he gets in and befriends the freshly transferred, desperately undisciplined bad boy star scorer, party animal Gavin Harris, who becomes his bothersome house-mate, a recipe for trouble and yet each's salvation.Written by
In the last game of the movie Newcastle United are playing against Liverpool & their manager at the time was Rafa Benitez who you can see on the touch line. Rafa is now the manager of Newcastle United See more »
In the Newcastle vs. Chelsea match the color of the ball changes from white to yellow several times. See more »
Here we pass the ball, you understand that? We're a unit, not a one-man show. The name on the front of the shirt is more important than the one on the back.
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US version was cut for commercial reasons to a PG rating (the original version had a PG-13 rating). See more »
Straight away the movie started well. It was well directed and all the camera work and cinematography was good.
The story was predictable but I wasn't expecting anything else. That said, they didn't go too overboard with how the film was going to end.
There were a few carefully placed lectures for the real footballers in the film, lets hope they understand the warnings.
I went with the missus and she loved the film. And she hates footie!!! The only bit I didn't quite get was the timeline. NUFC only had a few games left in the season but so much time seemed to pass by. I wasn't convinced.
But if you want a good film to watch then you wouldn't go too far wrong by having a look at this. It is far better than some of the rubbish this year.
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