Score yourself a first look at Taika Waiti's real-life soccer movie 'Next Goal Wins'. credit: Searchlight Pictures
Directed by Academy Award Winner Taika Waititi (Jojo Rabbit, Thor: Ragnarok),
NEXT GOAL WINS follows the American Samoa soccer team, infamous for their brutal 31-0 FIFA loss in 2001. With the World Cup Qualifiers approaching, the team hires down-on-his-luck, maverick coach Thomas Rongen (Michael Fassbender) hoping he will turn the world’s worst soccer team
around in this heartfelt underdog comedy.
MICHAEL FASSBENDER, OSCAR KIGHTLEY, KAIMANA, DAVID FANE, RACHEL HOUSE, BEULAH KOALE, ULI LATUKEFU, SEMU FILIPO, LEHI FALEPAPALANGI, WITH
WILL ARNETT AND ELISABETH MOSS
SCREENPLAY BY IAIN MORRIS, TAIKA WAITITI
PRODUCED BY JONATHAN CAVENDISH p.g.a, GARRETT BASCH p.g.a, TAIKA WAITITI p.g.a, MIKE BRETT, STEVE JAMISON