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What does it take to play for your country? That’s the dream of course…

O-LYM-PIC Football Dreams - Trailer 2min from Janet Merewether on Vimeo.

Acclaimed filmmaker Janet Merewether captures exclusive footage of a whirlwind tour of 10-year-old underdogs from Sydney Olympic FC SAP squad competing against junior football teams from the powerhouses of the Bundesliga and top European clubs. Featuring on-screen interviews with international football’s leading European coaches and icons such as former Socceroo captain and Adelaide City player Alex Tobin as well as Nick Rizzo (Liverpool, Crystal Palace, Perth Glory), this dynamic film captures a planeload of hopes, dreams and harsh realities shared by the players, parents and coaches as the team members work towards Football World Cup and professional futures.

O-LYM-PIC Football Dreams is essential viewing for all aspiring football players, coaches and sports fans. The film includes interviews with Schalke, Hertha Berlin and Manchester United youth coaches who reveal their positive training methods and coach accreditation. The documentary also features exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of Bundesliga giants RB Leipzig. The Sydney Olympic FC boys take on Benfica, Ajax, Legia and other leading teams in fiercely contested matches at the Legia Cup Poland, alongside Juventus Turin and Manchester United.

O-LYM-PIC Football Dreams is a documentary about big dreams, ambition, and integrity in elite sport, as a young team aspires to represent club and country.




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