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Pictured (clockwise from top left): Lorenzo, Gabo, Zoe and part of the team including Those Two Guys Ricky and Dede.
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O11CE note  is an Argentine Disney XD LA series, part of the Disney Channel LA universe along with Violetta, Soy Luna, BIA and Juacas.

Gabo Moreti, a small-town boy with a passion for football, is chosen to become a Scholarship Student at the presigious school IAD note . He leaves his hometown, his grandmother and his best friend Felipe to receive top-notch education and training. Now, it's up to Gabo to keep up with the Institute's high academic and athletic standards and lead the Golden Hawks team to victory.

The series ran from 2017 to 2019 for five seasons (sometimes reordered into three seasons consisting of two parts each in international releases)

Note: this page is based on the original Spanish-language version, not the English dub. As such, there may be differences in translation.

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     The series as a whole 
  • Absent-Minded Professor: Olson, one of the teachers at the IAD, complete with being The Klutz and constantly dropping or knocking things over.
  • Academic Athlete: Ideally, according to the standards of the IAD, every one of their students should be this, maintaining a high academic and athletic level of achievement. There are, of course, exceptions.
  • Alliterative Name: Martina Markinson, Vitto Voltaglio, Martin Mejia, Andre "Dede" Duarte (if you count nicknames), Gabo Guevara-Moreti.
  • Only Sane Man: Valentino, the original goalkeeper (later replaced by Rafa due to an injury), is often portrayed as this. Among the drama many others get involved in, he stands quietly in the corner until it's time to step in and be an Actual Pacifist whenever a fight breaks out. He is also a big brother figure to Rafa, mentoring him and boosting his confidence when he is insecure about his skill.
  • Scholarship Student: Gabo and Dede are both this.
  • Technician vs. Performer: Gabo is the performer, and Lorenzo is the technician. Lorenzo holds the record for most goals scored, but Gabo has passion and his secret weapon, a special trademark move he calls "magic".
    Gabo: I don't need physics. I do magic.
    • Francisco, Ricky and Dede agree with Gabo's mindset in this alignment, while Diego, Lucas and Adrian side with Lorenzo.

     Season 1 
  • Almighty Janitor: Florencio, the caretaker, turns out to be a legendary ex-professional from the original Hawks team where Diego and Francisco also played.
  • Assumed Win:
    • In episode 1, Gabo and Felipe assume they're both going to the IAD, but there is only one scholarship, as they later find out.
    • In episode 2, When Isabel talks about appointing a sports director with Francisco, he assumes she meant him. She chooses Diego Guevara instead.
  • Bait-and-Switch: It seems at first like Lorenzo is poisoning Gabo with some herb he puts in his water, but it is revealed that he had nothing to do with his bad performance on the pitch. The technology used to record the players' stats is not the problem either. It turns out Gabo is just homesick and, after a visit from his grandmother and Felipe, he plays a lot better, just like he used to back in his town.
  • Best Friend: Felipe is this to Gabo, who is devastated to learn that his friend isn't coming to the IAD with him and refuses to go at first, until Felipe tells him he has to take the opportunity.
  • Big First Choice: In the first episode, Gabo is faced with the choice whether to stay true to his roots in Alamo Seco or leave for the prestigious IAD. Of course, he chooses the latter, and the rest is history.
  • Big Man on Campus: Lorenzo, son of millionaire Diego Guevara, star of the Hawks and top of his class, is pretty much a male Alpha Bitch complete with Those Two Guys minions. He's also dating the resident Alpha Bitch Martina.
  • Career-Ending Injury: Apparently, this is how Francisco's career as a professional player ended.
  • Chekhov's Classroom: The very first lesson shown at the IAD (about The Odyssey) seems way too similar to Gabo's story (The Hero leaves his hometown and goes through many adventures and obstacles). Similarly, Olson's first lesson, shown in episode 4, is about the human body and how the different organs work together - much like what Francisco teaches the guys regarding teamwork. It's almost as if the teachers are doing this on purpose.
  • Chilly Reception: Gabo gets this from Lorenzo, who is not too happy to be sharing the football pitch with a Country Mouse
  • Country Mouse: Gabo, who is from a tiny town and feels like a Fish out of Water at the IAD, whose campus is about as big as his hometown.
  • Crippling the Competition: Lorenzo lampshades this when Gabo performs badly in training, saying that it's even better that he doesn't have to injure him.
  • Crossdresser: As part of the kick-off challenge between Lorenzo and Gabo, as the winner is undefined and the most involved ones were Ricky and Adrian, the two of them end up dressing up in the girls' volleyball ensembles. Adrian is humiliated, while Ricky embraces it, laughing with the crowd and modelling the uniform as if in a fashion show.
  • The Ditz: Lucas, one of Lorenzo's minions.
  • Enter Stage Window: In episode 1, Felipe is shown entering Gabo's place through the window.
  • First Friend: Implied with Felipe and Gabo. Played straight by Ricky and Dede, who are the forst people Gabo meets at the IAD and his best friends along with Felipe.
  • Foil: Felipe to Lorenzo. Both play the same position alongside Gabo on different teams, but one is his best friend and the other can't stand him.
  • Foregone Conclusion: Of course Gabo isn't going to leave the IAD right after he got in, oterwise there'd be no plot.
  • Gamer Girl: Zoe, who kicks all the guys' butts at a football video game.
  • Going Home Again: A variation. When Francisco figures out that Gabo's poor performance on the pitch has to do with his being homesick, he brings a piece of Gabo's home to the IAD, inviting his grandmother and Felipe to the first game of the season. Gabo immediately performs better.
  • Good Luck Charm: Similar to many fictional athletes, Dede has a pair of lucky socks he never washes. They are legendary among his peers for their deadly stench.
  • Gretzky Has the Ball: Averted with Joaquin, who, after not making the official team, takes up sports journalism and is a real-time commentator during games. He truly knows everything there is to know about football, he's just not very good in practice.
  • Inciting Incident: Vitto going to Alamo Seco to scout for new talent among the local boys and choosing Gabo to be the Scholarship Student who gets to live his football dreams with the Golden Hawks.
  • Jack-of-All-Trades: The Alamo Seco head of police is also a car repairman, a judge and a tourist guide. He lampshades this, saying the town is so small that everyone does whatever is needed at any particular time.
  • Jock Dad, Nerd Son: Rafael, a third-generation goalkeeper, is kind of nerdy, but really wants to show his father that he can be as good as him and his own father were.
  • Layman'sTerms: Francisco asks Amadeo, the resident mathematician who records the players' stats during training, to repeat what he just said in a way that he (Francisco) can understand.
  • Match Cut: The beginning of the first episode does this several times with Gabo in Alamo Seco and Lorenzo's class at the IAD - they are in a classroom, the counting of Gabo ans Felipe's number of passes is continued into the IAD teacher's lesson, and both classes go to a game/ training after the lesson is done. The IAD students' training and the game in Alamo Seco are also paralleled, down to Gabo and Lorenzo's similar mannerisms.
  • Naïve Newcomer: Gabo is this to the IAD. He's not academically prepared up to the incredibly high standards and is not used to the technology involved in the football training.
  • The Not-Love Interest: Gabo and Felipe act like a romantic couple when they reunite in episode 5, running towards each other, calling each other's names and hugging without a sight of embarrassment.
  • Own Goal: Apparently, Ricky did this during his first training with the Hawks out of nervousness.
  • The Power of Friendship: What makes Gabo and Felipe such a good tandem on the football pitch. The lack thereof is, in turn, the reason why he and Lorenzo aren't as good when they have to paly together as a team.
  • Prelap: In the very beginning of episode 1, in Alamo Seco, Gabo and Felipe are demonstrating a football trick in their classroom with the class counting "One, two, three, four, five, six, seven—". The "eight" comes from a teacher at the IAD miles away, and is said before the scene fully transitions to the second location.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Money!: Lorenzo acts like rules don't apply to him because his father has money and a position of power. He even tells his peers what to do.
    Lorenzo: The rules are simple. You do what I say.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Francisco isn't very happy to split authority over the hawks with Diego since they have old beef, but he doesn't complain about it as often as he'd probably like to.
  • Urban Legend: Zoe tells Gabo one about the ghost of Pelossi, a semi-professional player who was about to make it in the big leagues before he disappeared. In reality, Franco Pelossi isn't dead, but lives under the humble pseudonym of Florencio the caretaker, as the guys find out.
  • Welcome Episode: In episode 2, Gabo starts at the IAD and meets the rest of the main characters there.
     Season 2 
     Season 3 
     Season 4 
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