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Overall B+

The dream of playing professional soccer begins for Santiago Munez (Kuno Becker) when a former scout for a British football team spots the young man. But he will have to overcome enormous obstacles before he can reach his Goal! The feel-good script also contains a few content obstacles for young viewers.

Violence B
Sexual Content C
Profanity C
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexual content, language and a brief drug reference.

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Goal! The Dream Begins

What characteristics does Santiago have that make so many people willing to plead his case? How do these same qualities eventually affect the people around him?

What advice does Santiago give to his teammate? Why do you think the two players respond so differently to their opportunities to play soccer/football?

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