Sleeping Giant: An Indian Football Story (2012)
53min · Documentary, History, Sport · 1 October 2012
Mumbai. India. In a country often described as Football's last untapped frontier, two children are selected from a possible 1700 hopefuls for a once in a lifetime opportunity. To be taken under the wing of a famous English Football club and be trained like pros. Shot over 2 and ½ years, this documentary follows the young hopefuls from the back-streets of Mumbai to London, as they embark on an incredible journey to realise their dreams. Soon the age old questions of whether sport success is nature or nurture,talent or opportunity, are brought to the fore.
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