Next Goal Wins is an upcoming sports comedy film directed by Taika Waititi, who co-wrote the screenplay with Iain Morris. It is based on the 2014 documentary of the same name by Mike Brett and Steve Jamison, about Dutch-American coach Thomas Rongen's efforts to lead the American Samoa national football team, considered the weakest football team in the world, to a qualification for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.Michael Fassbender will star as Rongen, alongside Elisabeth Moss, Kaimana, Beulah Koale, Rachel House, and Armie Hammer. Filming began in Honolulu in November 2019. The film will be released by Searchlight Pictures.
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