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Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)  link to Goal! The Dream Begins on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 123

cover Goal! The Dream Begins

IMDb Rating:
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6.8/10 (51685 votes)

Country: USA, 1h 58min

Spoken Languages: English, Spanish

Genre(s): Drama, Romance, Sport

Director(s): Danny Cannon

Cast: Tony Plana (as Hernan Munez), Miriam Colon (as Mercedes), Kuno Becker (as Santiago Munez), Herman Chavez (as Referee), Donald Li (as Chinese Restaurant Manager)

Medium: Original DVD,

Storyline: 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.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1