The Billion Dollar Goal Premiere Date/Status
The Billion Dollar Goal SEASON 1 Premiere Date Set On Paramount+
About The Billion Dollar Goal TV Series
The Billion Dollar Goal traces the extraordinary evolution of soccer in the United States, from its beginnings as an immigrant's game to the historic moment in 1989 when Paul Caligiuri's unforgettable goal ended a 40-year World Cup qualification drought. The series, featuring the late acclaimed journalist Grant Wahl as supervising producer, unveils the untold story of the sport's struggle for recognition in a soccer-skeptical nation as told by Wahl and other prominent voices in American soccer.
Through a rich tapestry of never-before-seen archival footage, animation and expert interviews, THE BILLION DOLLAR GOAL delves into the decades-long journey that defined American soccer. It shines a spotlight on the numerous setbacks, failed attempts to spark interest and the enduring dedication of players, coaches and fans who never lost faith in the beautiful game.
Join Grant Wahl and other soccer enthusiasts on a journey through time, as THE BILLION DOLLAR GOAL narrates the tumultuous history of American soccer - celebrating its resilience, its road to redemption and the promise of its bright future. It's a tale of passion, heartbreak and triumph that is sure to resonate with soccer enthusiasts and sports fans alike, reminding them of the remarkable odyssey that led to that "billion dollar goal" and the launchpad of the modern thriving American soccer community.
"Today, American sports fans are more aware of the rising profile of soccer in this country than ever. But no one really knows what it took to get to this point or the role that crucial goal and World Cup qualification played in it all," said co-director and editor Anthony J. Cortese. "There was no bigger cheerleader or authority on the game's journey in this country than Grant Wahl, and from the very beginning he was the natural and perfect voice to help tell this story."
First episode date: December 11, 2023
Show type: Docu-series, Reality, Sports
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