This touching sports drama follows the trials and triumphs in the life of Santiago Muñez, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, who lives in Los Angeles with his father, a gardener. The young man's ultimate dream of playing football (soccer) professionally, shows hopeful signs when a talent scout manages to get him to try out with Newcastle United, a British football team. Will Santiago be able to adapt to the new conditions, culture and challenges to succeed in making his dreams come true?
Did you know?
The final scene where Santiago scores to win the game against Liverpool F.C. is the actual goal scored by Laurent Robert in real life. It is noticeable that Santiago, a right footed player throughout the movie, shoots with his left foot in this scene. Read More