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* UnderdogsNeverLose: Completely averted for most of American Samoa's history. Played with during the World Cup qualifiers: [[spoiler:they win their first game, but still lose in the end.]]

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* UnderdogsNeverLose: Completely averted for most of American Samoa's the team's history. Played with during the World Cup qualifiers: [[spoiler:they win their first game, but still lose in the end.]]


* RagtagBunchOfMisfits: The team are all amature players, either studying or with other jobs. They play the typical sports arc straight at first, [[spoiler: but it's ultimately subverted when they win their first game in the qualifiers, but ultimately lose and fail to qualify.]]

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* RagtagBunchOfMisfits: The team are all amature players, either studying or with other jobs. They play the typical sports arc straight at first, [[spoiler: but it's ultimately subverted when they win their first game in the qualifiers, but ultimately in the end lose and fail to qualify.]]


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A documentary about the football team of American Samoa, directed Mike Brett and Steve Jamison.

In 2001, American Samoa lost 31-0 to Australia, becoming known as the worst national team in

the world. At the time the film starts, they haven't won a game in decades. Despite this, they

continue to try and try again. For the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, they hire coach Thomas

Rogan to try and improve the team. With less than a month till the qualifiers, he must try and

build them into a team capable of winning just one game.

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A documentary about the football team of American Samoa, directed Mike Brett and Steve Jamison. \n\n In 2001, American Samoa lost 31-0 to Australia, becoming known as the worst national team in

in the world. At the time the film starts, they haven't won a game in decades. Despite this, they

they continue to try and try again. For the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, they hire coach Thomas

Thomas Rogan to try and improve the team. With less than a month till the qualifiers, he must try and

and build them into a team capable of winning just one game.

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->''"Every country dreams of winning the world cup. Some just want to win a game."''
-->-- '''Official Trailer'''
A documentary about the football team of American Samoa, directed Mike Brett and Steve Jamison.

In 2001, American Samoa lost 31-0 to Australia, becoming known as the worst national team in

the world. At the time the film starts, they haven't won a game in decades. Despite this, they

continue to try and try again. For the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, they hire coach Thomas

Rogan to try and improve the team. With less than a month till the qualifiers, he must try and

build them into a team capable of winning just one game.
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!! [Next Goal Wins] contains examples of:
*DavidVersusGoliath: American Samoa tend to be the David to every other team's Goliath. It's even referenced when they're going off to the World Cup qualifiers.
*DownToTheLastPlay: In the last few second of the match against Samoa, [[spoiler:the opposition]] score.
*HuddlePower: Fairly typically, the team has huddles for prep talks.
*PassionateSportsGirl: Jaiyah is very passionate about football, and Thomas considers her to be one of the most dedicated players.
*RagtagBunchOfMisfits: The team are all amature players, either studying or with other jobs. They play the typical sports arc straight at first, [[spoiler: but it's ultimately subverted when they win their first game in the qualifiers, but ultimately lose and fail to qualify.]]
*SaveOurTeam: The basic plot of the movie: Thomas Rogan must save the worst team in international football. [[spoiler:Even though they don't qualify for the World Cup, they still have the emotional journey, especially Thomas and Nicky.]]
*SecondPlaceIsForWinners: The third type. All they want is to win one game.
*TeamSpirit: Thomas is struck by American Samoa's.
*UnderdogsNeverLose: Completely averted for most of American Samoa's history. Played with during the World Cup qualifiers: [[spoiler:they win their first game, but still lose in the end.]]
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