Serie A Stars: Fat, Bald & Presumably Stupid.By: The Offside | July 12th, 2010
With the World Cup over, it’s time to trudge back to the domestic game, and Sky Italia is livening up our expectations with an ad campaign featuring calcio stars in various states of unathleticness (if that wasn’t a word, it is now). Fat, greasy, bald, toothless, unkempt – anything which you wouldn’t normally associate with someone who gets paid to play sports for a living. (Well, save for the baldness – Zidane did alright.)
The names: Cambiasso, Cassano, Legrottaglie, Pato, Vucinic, Gillet, Pellissier, Miccoli, Frey and Sculli. Some are readily identifiable, but others are not – I thought Vucinic was just a chubby Wolverine at first glance.
And here’s Antonio’s video just spotted over at the Italy Offside: