Goal! 2

Goal! 2

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Santiago has made his mark in the UK Premier league as a magic midfielder with Newcastle United. But European football now beckons and he finds himself playing alongside stars such as Beckham, Raul and Zidane for Real Madrid. But playing in the UEFA Champions League can bring new pressures - new challenges: fighting to keep his place in the squad, trying to resist the temptations surrounding a successful footballer, aiming to maintain his relationship with his girlfriend back home. Sometimes dreams can turn sour . . .show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 129.54 x 193.04 x 25.4mm | 181.44g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0552554081
  • 9780552554084
  • 149,831

Review quote

"Follow-up to last summer's fantastically successful football adventure. Profile should be even higher this year" -- Becky Stradwick, Borders * Publishing News *show more

About Robert Rigby

As well as writing the novelization for the first GOAL! movie, ROBERT RIGBY is also the co-writer of the BOY SOLDIER series with Andy McNab. A professional screenwriter whose work includes scripts for Byker Grove, he has also run literacy, drama and writing projects, doing outreach work in Education Action Zone schools and writing and staging drama for and with young people. He is particularly interested in writing that appeals to reluctant boy readers. Most importantly, he is also a very keen football fan.show more

Back cover copy

THEY'RE THE BIGGEST FOOTBALL CLUB ON THE PLANET. THEY DEMAND TOTAL DEDICATION 100% COMMIMENT. AND THEY WANT SANTI . . . When Santiago Munez signs to Real Madrid, he is determined to win a regular first-team place alongside Beckham, Raul, Ronaldo and the other galacticos. But the pressure is on as Real Madrid play vital games in the Champions League - aiming for the greatest trophy in European club football . . . A riveting tale of talent and opportunity, set against the backdrop of the world's most beautiful game. Official tie-in to the second movie in a fantastic trilogy that shows how dreams can come true. THIS TIME THE DREAM IS REAL!show more

Review Text

"Follow-up to last summer's fantastically successful football adventure. Profile should be even higher this year"show more

Rating details

198 ratings
4.33 out of 5 stars
5 56% (111)
4 27% (53)
3 13% (26)
2 3% (5)
1 2% (3)
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