Wayne Rooney plays football golf in Nike ad

December 3rd, 2013

On the day adidas are releasing the new World Cup ball, rival supplier Nike is looking to steal some of the spotlight with a clever advertisement for their own new ball, the Nike Ordem. The ad features Wayne Rooney facing off against Rory McIlroy in a game of modified golf, as well as a surprise cameo at the end by another football legend.

Using the Nike Ordem, Rooney incredibly matches McIlroy “swing” for swing on the golf course, all accompanied by the catchy Bing Crosby tune “Straight Down the Middle.” Obviously, the commercial’s message is to point out the Ordem’s unprecedented flight control, allowing Rooney to hit the flagstick time and time again, much to the frustration of the two-time Major winner.

Below is the ball in question. Stay tuned to see how it matches up with the much-anticipated adidas brazuca, which will be unveiled on Tuesday.

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Images courtesy of Nike.

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