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At the end of the second world war Angelo and his family move to the city of Turin from Southern Italy. Angelo dreams of playing for the Turin Football Club but between school and working to support his family things are hard. Angelo gets a chance to try out and makes Turin's youth league. The program documents his time in the youth league as well as his relationship with girlfriend Suzanna and his mentor relationship with the captain of the Turin Football Club, Valentino Matzzola. Tragedy strikes when the Turin Football Club's plane crashes coming back from a match in Portugal. Everyone on board is killed in the crash including Matzzola and Suzanna's father, the club's manager. Angelo is struck by the tragedy and quits playing football when the season ends.