Kira, from Film and TV 101, and Josh from Reffing Movies, are in the middle of their sports film themed Play to the Whistle Blogathon. For my entry, I reviewed a movie pertaining to my favorite sport of soccer: Goal!: The Dream Begins
This review comes from Drew of Drew’s Movie Reviews. Drew has a number of different features on his site – check it out when you get the chance. His weekly rounds of ‘Whose Movie Line’ are a favourite of mine.
Goal! The Dream Begins
Santiago Munez (Kuno Becker) is an illegal immigrant in Los Angeles working multiple jobs to support his family. However, his passion is to play football professionally. When Glen Foy (Stephen Dillane), a retired Newcastle United player, notices Munez talents, Foy sets him up with a try out with Newcastle United. In hopes of making his dreams a reality , Munez travels to England.
As a football player and cinefile, it can be difficult to find a movie about the sport, let alone a decent one. Thankfully, Danny Cannon realized this and worked with FIFA, the international football organization, to create Goal! The Dream…
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