Once in a Lifetime
The unexpected rise and meteoric fall of the North American Soccer League in the heady, silly mid-Seventies is chronicled for the first time in this charmingly chatty documentary, which ably tracks both the birth of the sport on these shores and its ignominious downfall, which arrived almost overnight with the leave-taking of Pelé.
"...of the fabric of every other culture in the world. Soccer, for the first time in our nation’s history,..."
Aug. 11, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov