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7 Classic Football Commercials Worth Re-watching

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7. "Pepsifest"- 2006

Company: Pepsi

Textbook Tiki-taka. 

6. "O.K. Corral"- 2003

Company: Pepsi

Set in the old west, Pepsi places the players of Manchester United and Real Madrid together in a saloon. Conflict quickly ensues. With a mix of wit and swagger, Beckham effortlessly comes out on top.  

5. "The Mission 90"- 2000

Company: Nike

A stolen ball, ninjas, robots and Edgar "The Pitbull" Davids. Just Watch. 

4. "Impossible Team"- 2006

Company: Adidas

Adidas rolled out "Impossible Team" as a precursor to the 2006 World Cup. This TV spot features two young boys imagining their dream teams. Before you know it, their dream teams come alive for a once in a lifetime match.

3. "Road to Lisbon"- 2004

Company: Adidas

What's more fun than a soccer themed, cross-continent moped caravan? Respect to Zidane for prioritizing the ball over the luggage.   

2. "Olé"- 2004

Company: Nike

Major points to Nike for blessing us with the cheeky Ronaldinho elastico! 

1. "Secret Tournament"- 2002

Company: Nike

Throw 8 world-class 3-a-side ultimate teams into a cage and anything can happen. The flair flows right from kickoff. Nike spared no expense in the creation of their Pre-2002 World Cup advertising campaign, which was a huge success. 

Honorable Mentions:

"Oh Africa"- 2010

Company: Pepsi

"Airport '98"

Company: Nike

"World Cup Challenge"- 2002

Company: Pepsi

"Home Game"- 2004

Company: Nike

"Foosball"- 2001

Company: Pepsi

"Write the future"- 2010

Company: Nike