Mikey takes his duties as captain of the Hot Diggity Diner soccer team very seriously. After a tough practice his dad takes him to play in the park, but Mikey only wants to practice for the big game. Daddy offers to help, but to Mikey's dismay he doesn't put in much of an athletic effort. He keeps bending the rules and telling his impatient son to "just have fun." After an irresistible ticklefest, however, Mikey comes around to Daddy's way of thinking -- and joins him and his dog Socks in the best soccer game ever!