Jimmy Kristidis (Youngs), a brash professional soccer player for the New York Rockers, is removed from the lineup as a result of his hot-dog playing style, then suspended from the team for two months after he gives the coach (Leon Russom) a tongue lashing when his best friend, Vinnie Fortino
(Billy Warlock), is left paralyzed by a game injury. Frustrated, Jimmy travels to Brazil, where he meets his hero, Santos, a retired soccer star (played by real-life retired soccer star Pele) and persuades him to help him with his game. Santos' tutelage transforms both Jimmy's play and his
personality, and, when the American returns to New York, he's able to help out Vinnie and...