Sunday, March 13, 2011

VIDEO - "Chasing The Dream: The Jay DeMerit Story"

UPDATE: Read our interview with the co-directors of the re-named "Rise and Shine: The Jay DeMerit Story."

Vancouver and USMNT defender Jay DeMerit's story is one of the greatest rags to riches stories ever. Never on Major League Soccer's or the National Team radar, he paid his way to England, was spotted by  Championship side Watford in an exhibition game and leads them to Premier League promotion as their captain. His exploits also earned him a spot on the Yanks World Cup roster and a starring role in South Africa this summer.

Now all of this is the subject of a new documentary that will make its debut in the fall of 2011. "Chasing The Dream: The Jay DeMerit Story" is the real-life "Goal! The Dream Begins" and Jay's story puts Hernan Munez on the backburner.

Check out the trailer. We're working with our friends, The Shin Guardian (where this clip was first spotted), on securing an interview with the film's maker, and, of course, the film's star.

Support the Movement. Get the Free Beer Movement T-Shirt. Only from

No comments:

Post a Comment

"Anyone who tells me soccer is boring, I'm going to punch them in the face."
- Former Dallas Burn (aka FC Dallas) coach Dave Dir

Thanks for leaving a comment!