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The England Fan Academy for Euro 2012: Brilliant Carlsberg TV Commercial [VIDEO]

carlsberg england advert The England Fan Academy for Euro 2012: Brilliant Carlsberg TV Commercial [VIDEO]

Before every major World Cup or European Championship tournament, there are always new TV commercials released (especially in England) that are irreverent and try to tap into the heightened awareness and interest of these brilliant competitions.

And, I think I’ve found the best one released yet.

This one is from Carlsberg. I won’t give too much away, so go ahead and watch the above video. Watch out for the cameo from former Match of the Day presenter Des Lynam. And after you’ve watched that one, here are two more for you to enjoy that focus on Euro 2012.

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6 Responses to The England Fan Academy for Euro 2012: Brilliant Carlsberg TV Commercial [VIDEO]

  1. Christian says:

    Well done.

  2. Andrew C. says:

    Does anyone else notice them hauling away the painting of Capello around the 8 second mark point?

  3. Uncle Menno says:

    Using the theme music from the “Police Academy” movies was a nice touch.


  4. dust says:

    Love it, Des Lynam is Legend! Stuart pierce penalty counselor, classic!

  5. Carmello says:

    This is hysterical hahahahahahaa. I especially love what appears to be Maradona mopping up in the background around 1:05 hahaha

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