When a fit of anger leads to a serious injury, a sidelined soccer star returns to his hometown and reluctantly agrees to train the local youth.
Filmed over 14 months with unprecedented access into the inner circle of the man and the sport, this is the first official and fully authorized film of one of the most celebrated figures in football. For the first time ever, the world gets vividly candid and un-paralleled, behind-closed-doors access to the footballer, father, family-man and friend in this moving & fascinating documentary. Through in-depth conversations, state of the art football footage and never before seen archival footage, the film gives an astonishing insight into the sporting and personal life of triple Ballon D'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo at the peak of his career.
United is based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of the their number. The film draws on first-hand interviews with the survivors and their families to tell the inspirational story of a team and community overcoming terrible tragedy.
Following the deadly climax of "Green Street Hooligans," several members of the West Ham firm and numerous members of Millwall end up in jail. The GSE quickly discover the brutality of life... See full summary »
A teenager faces an uphill battle when she fights to give women the opportunity to play competitive soccer.
The soccer career of Santiago Muñez (Kuno Becker) continues as he gets a chance to move from the English club Newcastle to the famous "Galacticos" team, Real Madrid, joining superstars such as Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane and David Beckham. His move is a step forward professionally, but it also entails personal drama as Muñez, engaged to British nurse Roz (Anna Friel), fends off the advances of TV presenter Jordana (Leonor Varela) and discovers the truth about the mother who had abandoned him.
Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.