Disney has announced that the Searchlight Pictures film “Next Goal Wins” will be released on Disney+ in Canada on Thursday, 15th February 2024, the same day it arrives on Hulu and Hulu On Disney+ in the United States.
Based on a true story, this heartfelt underdog comedy follows the American Samoa soccer team, infamous for their brutal 31-0 FIFA loss in 2001. With the World Cup qualifiers fast approaching, the team hires down-on-his-luck, maverick coach Thomas Rongen (Michael Fassbender), hoping he will turn the world’s worst soccer team into winners.
Academy Award winner Taika Waititi (Best Adapted Screenplay, 2019, “Jojo Rabbit”) directed this heartfelt, underdog comedy based on a true story and Waititi and Iain Morris wrote it. Also starring in the film are Will Arnett and Elisabeth Moss.
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