By Anna

The film would have to be a classic Miracle/Remember the Titans cross, but with a BBC feel because I don’t know if Hollywood is ready to fully embrace American soccer as the sport for Americans. Are we going to have to win a World Cup before we realize our potential? Probably. But the following is the casting call if the movie was a studio blockbuster:

Rodrigo Santoro (Paulo from Lost, but bald Rodrigo from 300) as Goalkeeper Tim Howard

Ryan Hansen (Party Down) as Centre back Jay DeMerit

Jake Gyllenhaal as Midfielder Clint Dempsey

Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville) as Midfielder Michael Bradley

Luke Wilson as Striker Landon Donovan

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Mr. Eko from Lost) as Striker Jozy Altidore

Ed Harris as Coach Bob Bradley