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Drogba vs Messi – Turkish Airlines #EpicFood

Ivorian footballer Didier Drogba travels around the world to hunt for epic foods, but “unhappy” to find that Argentinian football star Lionel Messi is always ahead of his gourmet adventure. A humorous advertisement by Turkish Airlines.

Destinations include Turkey, Nepal, Japan, Siberia and Sahara. The last part of the video shows the company’s acclaimed in-flight meals while seemingly on the way to The Americas (which oddly don’t have any featured food in the commercial).

Nike World Cup advertisement curse

One of the most popular advertisements during FIFA World Cup is Write The Future by Nike, which featured some of the world’s top football players…

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Oh Africa! Pepsi football commercial

PEPSI commercial featuring world-class football players i.e. Lionel Messi, Ricardo Kaká, Didier Drogba, Thierry Henry, Frank Lampard and Andrey Arshavin. Song is Oh Africa by American-Senegalese singer Akon who also appears in the video.

The FIFA World Cup will be held in South Africa this summer, hence the African culture theme. Sentimental wise it would be nice if there’s an Asian in the advert, but I guess there are no players “world-class” enough in Asia.

(NIKE) RED – Lace Up, Save Lives

Lace Up, Save Lives is a NIKE campaign to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa. The promotion video features some of the world’s top football players along with tennis ace Maria Sharapova and basketball star Kobe Bryant.

The featured footballers are Didier Drogba, Andrei Arshavin, Marco Materazzi, Fabio Cannavaro, Denilson, Javier Mascherano and Clint Dempsey.