A story about one team that decides to follow a dream that takes them on a journey to the First World Football Championship in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1930. A dream that allows them to become true stars and living legends.
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Srdjan 'Zika' Todorovic,
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One of the best football movies, even though it's not just about the sport
There aren't a lot of films about association football where football features so much. This has it all - football, drama, love, comedy, friendship and camaraderie. It's visually great, the music amazing, the main plot is good and there are enough sub-plots to keep the story interesting. The film is a bit of a light-hearted drama (not too heavy, deep or sad) and has moments of light comedy and comes off as being cute.
It does play as a feel-good film without avoiding issues such as corruption, nationalism, what is the precursor to football hooliganism and so on, but it does not take those issues lightly either.
Overall a great film and a must watch for people that are into history, football and the history of football.
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