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Released on May 12 of 2006 in the USA, "Goal!" (also known as "Goal! - Il film", "Goal!: The Impossible Dream", "Goal! The Dream Begins") is a Drama/Sport film directed by Danny Cannon . Kuno Becker is starring, alongside Alessandro Nivola, Anna Friel, Stephen Dillane, Kieran O'Brien and Gary Lewis.

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Who is the director of "Goal!":

Goal! was directed by Danny Cannon, an English director, and producer.

Before Goal!, Danny Cannon had directed I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, released in 1998, Phoenix (1998), Judge Dredd (1995).

What was the release date of "Goal!":

Goal! was initially released on Friday, May 12, 2006, in the United States. Also released on this day were Keeping Up with the Steins (dir. Scott Marshall) and Poseidon (dir. Wolfgang Petersen). This was thirteen (13) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, September 30, 2005 in the United Kingdom; Thursday, September 08, 2005 in France; Thursday, October 27, 2005 in Germany; Friday, November 18, 2005 in Italy; Friday, October 21, 2005 in Spain; Thursday, February 16, 2006 in Australia and on Saturday, May 27, 2006 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Goal!":

At the casting of Goal! we find Kuno Becker, previously seen in Imagining Argentina (2003); Alessandro Nivola (Junebug (2005), The Clearing (2004)); Anna Friel (Timeline (2003), Me Without You (2001)) [ more... ]

  • Kuno Becker, Alessandro Nivola, Anna Friel, Stephen Dillane, Kieran O'Brien, Sean Pertwee, Miriam Colon, Emma Field-Rayner, Frances Barber, Kevin Knapman, Alfredo Rodriguez and David Beckham also appeared in Goal II: Living the Dream, released in 2007.
  • Kuno Becker, Anna Friel, Gary Lewis and David Beckham also appeared together in Goal! III, released in 2008.
  • Alan Shearer and Christopher Connel can both be seen in Purely Belter, released in 2000.
  • Lee Ross and Sean Pertwee also appeared in I.D., released in 1995.

What is the Storyline of "Goal!":

Santiago Muñez (Kuno Becker) is a skilled footballer. The son of a gardener who lives in a barrio section of Los Angeles, Santiago works as a bus boy in a Chinese restaurant and helps with his father's gardening business. His ultimate dream is to play football professionally. Due to his poverty and the fact that he plays solely for a club made up of Hispanics from a local car wash, he feels his chances are slim. Santiago is noticed by Glen Foy (Stephen Dillane), a former Newcastle United player who works as [...]

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