Buy Or Rent

Made with the co-operation of FIFA and featuring some of the beautiful game’s biggest names including David Beckham, Zinedine Zidane, Raul and Newcastle United captain, Alan Shearer, this is the incredible story of a gifted athlete who must manoeuvre his way through fame, fortune, off-field temptations, triumphs and defeats, to reach his ultimate “Goal”.

Every dream has a beginning.

Goal
Release date
February 16 2006
Synopsis
The amazingly gifted Santiago Munez, a young immigrant living in the barrios of Los Angeles, has an impossible dream -- to play soccer for a world class team. Unexpectedly getting a tryout with one of England's premier soccer clubs, Newcastle United, Santiago finds himself totally alone in a world where soccer is a religion and the players are gods. Now he not only has to prove he has the passion, talent, and determination to make it alongside the best in the world, but he has to overcome his own demons and those of others. Filled with memorable characters, great heart, and real-life soccer legends, Goal! The Dream Begins is a triumphant story about believing in your dreams.
Cast

Alessandro Nivola ... Gavin Harris

Anna Friel ... Roz Harmison

Cassandra Bell ... Christina

Kieran O'Brien ... Hughie McGowan

Kuno Becker ... Santiago Munez

Marcel Iures ... Erik Dornhelm

Miriam Colon ... Mercedes Munez

Sean Pertwee ... Barry Rankin

Stephen Dillane ... Glen Foy

Tony Plana ... Santiago's Father

Recommended reading

thumbnail

5 incredible real life sports stories hitting the big screen

Get ready to brush up your backhand, pull on skates and hit the start line for these amazing real-life sports movies…Be warned, more sports-puns ahead!
Billionaire Boys Club

Reality Bites

Hollywood is digging incredible true-life stories at the moment. We’ve listed the seven we can’t wait to see on the big screen. Tissues mandatory!
Shailene Woodley

True story movies on the way that we’re super excited about

Just knowing that there’s a real-life tale behind a movie makes it all the more gripping, right? Here are 5 upcoming films to put on your must-watch list.

Get the latest movie updates sent directly to your inbox!

Want more from inside of Australia's biggest movie and home entertainment company? Join the crew today for news, exclusive offers and competitions.

Thanks. We'll be in touch soon.