The June 17, 2006 issue of
Plain Dealer contains some movie recommendations for soccer
fans. Although made 25 years ago, "Victory" gets
the top spot beating out "Shaolin Soccer", "Bend
It Like Beckham" and every other soccer movie ever made.
Huston's 1981 yarn about POWs going toe-to-toe
with Nazis is one of the few soccer movies to come out of
Hollywood. During filming, Sylvester Stallone fired
his trainer, British goalie Gordon Banks. He thought
goalkeeping was easy -- until he dislocated a shoulder and broke
two ribs trying to do it during filming.
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