Amid the conspicuous consumption of the great real estate boom in 2006, an adult referee of youth soccer is found murdered in a ritzy Los Angeles suburb, his whistle left in an unnatural place. Suspicion quickly falls upon a volunteer coach, a one-time gang member whose hot Latino rant over an offside call pops up on YouTube. Case closed–until his grown daughter’s boyfriend, a former high school soccer star but now a college dropout in a dead-end job, tries to figure out the truth, and himself.
OFFSIDE: A Mystery
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