An ace soccer coach Anupam finds great talent in the shabby Manu and gives him a chance to play in his team. Manu returns this confidence by working hard and proving his talent for the game. When Coach Anupam decides to put him in the final team, the other team members resist as Manu belongs to a lower caste and his father is in prison for theft. Not wanting to let such a talent die, Anupam puts Manu in a competitive soccer team. Will Manu be able to prove his worth? Can talent overcome social prejudice and caste differences? Starring popular Bollywood actor Irfan Khan, The Goal won the Best Children’s Film prize at the 47th National Film Awards.