Kano Kyosuke has lived his life in the shadow behind his older brother Seisuke, who is a professional soccer player. After giving up soccer, He finds himself tricked back into the game again by fellow high school students. Were we follow the Ups and Downs Of his dream to become a professorial soccer player.
Finally Kyosuke recovers from his injury and he is back to Akanegaoka.
Akanegaoka is going to play a friendly game with Kokuryou highschool, the number 1 team in the region. Rodrigo and Sakai has been chosen to play as main players in the team, but Kyosuke is chosen as defender instead of forward. Can Kyosuke play as a defense?
Akanegaoka has made it to the quarter finals in the national tournament. In their day off, Kyosuke takes Miki on a "date" to meet his father in his business.
The first game of the national tournament finally begins. But Akanegaoka is having a bad time against the offensive of Tenryu. With tree goals against Akanegaoka, the whole team loses their motivation and will. With this situation, Can the whole team of Akanegaoka recover their strength and enough courage to play like they always do?
The 2nd time of the game begins, and now with motivation and courage, Akanegaoka has improved their strategy and tactics and they are playing better. Wil this tactic worth and win the game?.
As the interhigh tournament is nearing, Akanegaoka is having a game against Tenjin highschool. During this game, thanks to Kyosuke, Akanegaoka is winning, but Tenjin' defenders attack Kyosuke and this cause that he get injured.
As The tournament finals begins, Sakai' s father is leaving to London and he' s taking Sakai with him. Sakai must choose between his father and Akanegaoka. Will he leave with his father? or will he stay in Akanegaoka?
The national tournament finally has come, and Akanegaoka is playing against Kamigata high school. Most of Kamigata' s members are former teammates of Esaka and their game style is the itemea soccer, a tough game style. Can Akanegaoka win the game?
The next game in the interhigh tournament is Akanegaoka Vs Ryosei, and the captain of Ryosei and brother of Rye, Furuki, has a strategy called "ID soccer" where he takes advantage of weakpoints of the other team. He thinks that Kyosuke is Akanegaoka' s weakpoint because Kyosuke' s game style is unworthy and he is making mistakes during the game. With this situation, Kyosuke has lost the confidence from his teammates and now he is alone. Can Akanegaoka win the game and advance to the 3rd round? or Furuki is right and Kyosuke is Akanegaoka' s weakpoint?
Akanegaoka is facing Kokuryou in the interhigh tournament semifinals. Rodrigo is determined to show his skills in front of the talents hunters. but during the game, his injury is getting worst. Besides of that, Akanegaoka is having problems to score a goal against Iguti. Near the end of the first time, and withou goals, The coach of Kokuryou is going to switch two of his players with the Fujimori brothers, two midforwards veri talented.
Kyosuke and the rest of the team of Akanegaoka goes to training in summer on the beach, but they have problems to find a nice hotel and a soccer field. So Kyosuke rent a place on the beach so they can work and eventually rent a soccer field.
An old friend of Murakami, Gon Nakayama an active player of the japanese national team, has come to the place of training. Kyosuke decides to test his skills and he challenges Gon to a duel in a game.
The game between Akanegaoka and Ryosei ended in a tie and they are going to the Penalty shoot out. Sakai must overcome his weak-point in order to win the game and advance to the finals.
The final game in the regional tournament is Akanegaoka Vs Kokuryou. This time, Akanegaoka is determined to win the game and strecth to the national tournament. Kyosuke also wants to challenges Kamiyama again and beat him in a duel. Can Akanegaoka beat Kokuryou this time and have their revenge?
The game between Akanegaoka and Kokuryou continue.
Now that Kyosuke quits soccer again, he went with his friends again in the streets. He doens' t want to accept that he is running away from his brother and from the soccer. Meanwhile, Akanegaoka' female team is playing the first game in the interhigh tournament and they are playing against Himenokawa, a tough team. When Kyosuke watch the game, he decides to cheer them up in the game, but they lose the game 9-0. After that, Kyosuke decides to keep his promise to Miki and he decides to return to Akanegaoka.
The interhigh tournament has finally begins and the first game of the 1st round is Akanegaoka Vs Johoku. Kyosuke has been chosen to play as forward, but during the game, Kyosuke is not playing well ans he is not in coordination with the other forward, Shimizu. This mistake causes that the other team scores tree goals. Then during the break, Kyosuke is chosen as the only forward in the game and he has to prove that he is not a coward. Can Kyosuke prove that he is worth to be a forward?
Kyosuke has read the minds of his opponents and he scores two goals in the game. This is the result of playing as a defense, in that way he could see the plays of the defense. But the other team is not gonna allow Kyosuke to keep scoring, so Kyosuke has to find a way to score and win the game.
Akanegaoka is losing the game 1-0 against Ryosei. Kyosuke is making mistakes one after another and everything is happen just like Furuki planned. But Sako comes with a new strategy that could change the things in the game, Kyosuke has to shoot from a long distance and try to score. Will this tactic worth? Can Akanegaoka win the game with this tactic?
Kyosuke meets the kid that he met in the street in the first episode, his name is Kenta and he is the brother of Miki' classmate, Kari. Kenta becomes the first fan of Kyosuke because of his ability to shoot. The next day, the 3rd round of the interhigh tournament begins. This game is between Aganekaoka and Yamanomori. Can Akanegaoka win the game and make it to the semifinals?
During the first time of the game, Akanegaoka' tactics aren' t working because of the teamwork of Yamanomori and they are winning the game by two goals. Then, during the break, Murakami try to cheer them up and he tells them of a new strategy. Meanwhile, Mori is feeling bad because he likes the game style of Yamanomori and he has doubts about his confidence of the team. Now with a new strategy in mind, Will Akanegaoka change the score in the 2nd time?
During the 2nd time, Akanegaoka' new strategy is working and they were able to tie the score. However during the game, Rodrigo' leg gets injured and he is trying to play the whole game even with his injury. At the end of the game, with the assist of Sakai, Kyosuke, and finally Rodrigo, Akanegaoka wins the game scoring one last goal. Now Akanegaoka will play against Kokuryou in the semifinals.
The game between Kokuryou and Akanegaoka continue. With the entrance of the Fujimori Brothers, Kaoru and Minoru Kokuryou' offensive is stronger now. Rodrigo is trying to face them but his injury is worst than before and he fail in the game. LAter in the lockers, everybody finds out about Rodrigo injury, but Rodrigo still wants to play and he asked Murakami to play 5 more minutes. Can Rodrigo finally work as a teamwork?
The 2nd time begins and Rodrigo is finally playing with the team. With this. Akanegaoka takes control of the game for a while. But the 5 minutes pass and Rodrigo is out of the game. But not only that, Kokuryou is using now the best player of the region, Kamiyama. With the entrance of Kamiyama, Kokuryou regains the control of the game. Now Kyosuke challenges Kamiyama to a duel. Will Akanegaoka win the game? Will Kyosuke beat Kamiyama?
As the regional tournament is closing, Kamata is feeling down because his dad is feeling bad and he has to quit soccer to help him in their store. Kyosuke then, went to talk with Kamata' s father to change his decision of Kamata quiting soccer.