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The 2010 FIFA World Cup | Write The Future

The 2010 FIFA World Cup | Write The Future

I love this new World Cup ad from Alejandro González Iñárritu and, although it contains a few sporting fallacies (anyone who believes Dider Drogba wouldn’t have fallen down clutching his ankle after that chip over the keeper is deluding themselves), it has me pumped for the Cup. See? I told you cinema and football have a lot in common! Prescient, this blog… prescient…

Enjoy the show as Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast) has it cleared off the line by Fabio Cannavaro (Italy) straight to Wayne Rooney (England) who has his pass stolen by Franck Ribery (France) and receives a chuckle from Landon Donovan and Tim Howard (USA) before clearing it off of Ribery and forcing Cesc Fabregas, Gerard Pique and Andrés Iniesta (Spain) to chuck their newspapers into the air before beating Roger Federer in ping-pong as the football is passed to Ronaldinho (who is not even named in this year’s Brazil squad… more on that in another post) who dances on the ball and inspires Kobe Bryant before his pass is stolen by Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) who scores on Homer Simpson (“Ronal—DOH!”) and has his life story made into a film starring Gael Garcia Bernal, when he is fouled, lines up a free kick, images the unveiling of a staue of himself (VERY accurate, I’m sure) and strikes the ball… Did I miss anybody? *ha*

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