Dynamo : Moscow, 1938. As Stalin rolls out his final five-year plan, and the unions buckle beneath impossible targets, the star striker for Spartak, the workers' football team and champions of the USSR, is struck down by love and refuses to leave his bed. The eyes of Moscow are upon him, and with a critical game against Dynamo - the team of the secret police - taking place in only a few days' time, Spartak's unbeaten run looks set to come to a disastrous end . . .