Friday, September 6, 2019

PERIOD SET MOVIE WILD LEAGUE BRINGS THE STORY OF THE HEROIC ORIGINS OF FOOTBALL IN RUSSIA STARRING VLADIMIR YAGLYCH AND ADRIAN PAUL

'WILD LEAGUE' TRAILER
ORIGINS OF SOCCER IN RUSSIA
While the Brits are preparing period set TV series The English Game on the origins of soccer or football on their isles, sweet Mother Russia is a couple of steps ahead of them as they've already shot a whole movie on how football
The movie arrives to cinemas this October
came to be played in Russia at the beginning of the last century. WILD LEAGUE (Дикая лига) is arriving to their cinemas October 24th starring Vladimir Yaglych, Adrian Paul and Stanislav Tikunov as Prince Mikhail.

 WHAT'S THE STORY?
Based upon the real life events of the 1910s, this extremely topical story follows a guy named Varlam from the lowest social strata, who, in order to be with his beloved woman, had to leave his native land and start his life anew in Moscow. After proving himself in the field, he was noticed by an Englishman owning a
The film is based on true events!
closed soccer club, who invited him to try his hand in his team. However, soccer was an aristocratic game and the team didn't accept a barge hauler from the Volga. Therefore, he gathered his courage, found the right people, with whom they created the WILD LEAGUE consisting  of street teams from Moscow. Then, having gathered strength, he, together with a real patriot and a passionate football manager Balashov, creates the first national team and becomes a leader, changing his life and the life of those around him. Thanks to Varlam and his team, football became the national sport in Russia and after 110 years, Russia became the host of the World Cup for the first time!

10 comments:

  1. Whenever soccer is mentioned, I'm reminded of the words of a jewish professor and thinker,Yeshayau Leibowitch . He defined a soccer team as 'eleven hooligans running after a ball'. Well, I wouldn't call the players hooligans, but the fans of soccer teams often display hooligan behavior.

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    1. So very much true! Ours are especially nasty and evil and used by the government itself otherwise they'd all be arrested long time ago. Freud would probably say that those violent hooligans are so violent because they have small appendages... which is probably true.

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  2. Eleven hooligans running after a ball- LOL! I kind of feel that way about all sports these days.

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  3. Sounds like the plot to the classic 1992 film Ladybugs.

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  4. The man with the brimmed, tan hat is totally creeping me out. Was he one of the goons or bookies found in the dark alleyways just before the soccer game??

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    1. I think that is their manager Balashov!

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    2. They shouldn't trust him. I have a feeling about him.

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    3. He was their national hero LOL

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