Goal 2 hits theaters August 29th!

Goal II PosterHey all!

On August 29th, Goal II comes to the big screen in the United States. This is the follow-up to 2006’s Goal, which explored a young kid’s dream of becoming a professional soccer player and his rise to become part of Newcastle United.

Goal II picks up where the first movie left off, and sees Santiago Muñez‘ rise in Newcastle United get him noticed by another famous soccer team – Real Madrid!

Kuno Becker reprises his role as Santiago Muñez, as does Stephen Dillane as Glen Foy. Joining the cast is Rutger Hauer as Rudi van der Merwe.

Goal 2 - 1Early press is positive, noting that the soccer footage is much more real and many scenes were taken directly from video footage of actual soccer matches. The movie also features cameos from several famous soccer players, including David Beckham, Zinédine Zidane, and Robinho!

If you’re a soccer fan or a fan of the first film, be sure to check it out on the big screen on August 29th, 2008!

In the meantime, you can check out some production stills and the trailer to whet your appetite after the break!

Here’s the trailer:

Until next time, go see a movie!

p.s. Check out the first movie at Amazon before Goal 2 is released!

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  1. You’ll have to let me know how it is. 🙂 My wife is a huge soccer fan, so I’m sure she’d appreciate both movies!

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