Every Sunday, Mr. Nelu, 87, travels to the old, bumpy pitch in the Romanian village of Taga to prepare it for a match his team is likely to lose. The football club Vulturii din Țaga has never managed to get out of the lowest Romanian league and regularly finishes in the bottom half. However, Nelu has not given up and is still trying to raise money and find players who could break the curse.
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On Monday, February 12, a panel discussion titled Romanticizing small villages through sport (in English) will be held at 7 PM (GMT+1) on KineDok International's Facebook page and on our YouTube channel @instituteofdocumentaryfilm7825. Guests of the discussion are both directors of the film Adina Popescu and Iulian Manuel Ghervas, moderator, sociologist and football enthusiast Andrei Mihail and journalist and football historian Péter Csillag.
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