Jo Idstad leads a troubled life: his overcautious mother gets on his nerves with her constant fear of something happening to him, classmate Tom Erik forces him to do his homework every day, and even his performance as football goalie is abysmal. The only joy in Jo’s life stems from the hunt for the rarest and most coveted of football trading cards: FC Liverpool’s goalkeeper. When one day the beautiful football enthusiast Mari walks into his class everything is suddenly forgotten. Yet how should he, the eternal loser who consequently runs from his problems, win her over? Jo needs a new strategy! So he decides to do everything he can to get the one trading card that will finally make him a winner – the one of The Liverpool Goalie.