Popcorn and Pelada

I went home to Atlanta last weekend to visit my family and tackle of some last-minute wedding plans (Well, I didn’t do much by way of wedding plans because Jenny and my mom are untouchable).

I did go to sleep early every night, I did play golf once and I did eat more Chick-fil-A than my future wife wanted me to eat (By the way, the new spicy chicken sandwich they added to the menu ain’t all that good. Don’t screw it up, CFA. Don’t go down the Hardee’s path and start offering burritos. I love you, but I am not afraid to leave you).

The first thing we did when we arrived in Atlanta was to head to the World of Coke and watch the Atlanta premiere of “Pelada” a soccer documentary filmed by Ryan White, the son of one of my mom’s friends.

If you are a soccer fan or a person who enjoys good movies or both, go see this movie when you can. I am not blindly promoting this movie. I am not a soccer fan (I do appreciate the sport), but this movie is thoughtful and compelling. They visited 25 countries, essentially to explain that soccer transcends cultures, languages, religions, etc.

Click on the link above and watch some of the trailers to see for yourself.

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