Next Goal Wins is a film based on a true story that he directed Taika Waititi. The first photos promoting the production have hit the network. You can check them out in the gallery below.
The film is about the American Samoa national team, which holds the title of the worst football team in the world. It holds the infamous record for the highest defeat in a match at international level. The team lost in 2001 to Australia 31-0. After this defeat, the team hires coach Thomas Rongen, who is to rebuild it and bounce back from the very bottom of football. Waititi’s film is based on the 2014 documentary of the same name.
Next Goal Wins – stills from the movie
Michael Fassbender plays Rongen. The cast also includes Oscar Kightley, Kaimana, Will Arnett, Elisabeth Moss, David Fane, Beulah Koale, Lehi Falepapalangi, Semu Filipo, Uli Latukefu and Rachel House.
Next Goal Wins – premiere of the film in the USA on April 21, 2023.