Found June 10, 2014 on Next Impulse Sports:
ESPN has released their own World Cup ad, focused entirely on the U.S. Men’s National Team. Despite Jurgen Klinsmann’s comments that the U.S. cannot win the World Cup this year, apparently ESPN — and many famous athletes — disagree. Check out the ad below. Also note the awkward use of the play-by-play call of Landon Donovan’s goal against Algeria in the last World Cup.   Yeah, I still don’t believe. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

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