Next Goal Wins

Allowed 93 minutes 2014 7.8

This British documentary follows the American Samoan football team in qualifying for the World Cup 2014. American Samoa is famous for losing 31-0 against Australia in World Cup 2001, they have never scored a point in a national match or even made one match goal. But they are passionate about the sport. Now they get a new coach with a single task - to restore the country's football honor. The New York Times critic Anita Gates calls the film "a portrait of a culture that values the joys of camaraderie over other factors" as well as "sensitive and observant as an Edith Wharton novel".

The film is not playable outside of Sweden
Category: Documentary
Genre: Sport, family
Director: Mike Brett, Steve Jamison
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English