Hikaru Kicker is a 13-year-old boy who loves soccer.He has grown up playing with a soccer ball at all times ever since his father’s friend gave him a soccer ball when he was still only a baby.
Hikaru comes to Italy to learn its soccer. He first joins a strong team at Genova, but soon quits this team to join an extremely weak team named “Columbus” with his female friend Anna.
Experiencing many hardships and difficulties, their team gradually becomes stronger and stronger, and finally they defeat Margerita, one of the strongest soccer teams in Genova.
Soon Hikaru hears that Genova will stage its first soccer tournament. Throughout the tournament, Hikaru and his teammates confront many rivals and develop increasing maturity.
Can Hikaru score a goal and which team will win the championship?