|◄With a little bit of magic, a young boy is granted his wish and becomes a
◄great professional soccer player in this fairy tale from French Guinea.
◄Bandian, who lives in a poor village, seems to have a knack for playing
◄soccer. The village witch doctor helps him by rubbing magical herbs upon
◄his legs. His math teacher tells him that he will have to haul wood after
◄school for 320,000 days before he will be able to afford a real leather
◄soccer ball. He is given one by a European doctor. After that, the boy's
◄success is assured. The story is enhanced by local African music.