If he gets through the tournament, Samuel’s life will change beyond recognition. But it’s the longest of long shots. His talent is raw and uncoached. There are hundreds of better-known olayers ahead of him. And he must leave his family behind, at least at the beginning.
As American success beckons, devastating news reaches Samuel from home. Caught between his dream and the nightmare unfoldig thousands of miles away. ‘Sooley’, as he’s nicknamed by his classmates, must makke hard choices about his future. This quiet, dedicated boy must do what no other player has achieved in the history if his chosen game: become a legend in twelve short months.