For the first time ever, Manchester United Football Club would
be associated with an Indian film. The makers of John
Abraham-Bipasha Basu starrer Goal, scheduled for release
this month-end, have tied up with the club in an attempt to lure
soccer fans to the theatres.
The story of the film is about a club which risks closure unless
it starts winning games. John plays the role of a footballer who is
inspired by the English Premier League champions. To motivate his
players, the manager of the club takes them to Manchester
A scene in the film, directed by Vivek Agnihotri, has also been
shot on the premises of the Manchester United club. It is reported
that England's Wayne Rooney and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo will
be some of the faces in the film's promotional clips. Soccer fans
surely won't give this flick a miss.