SNL Comedian Jason Sudeikis Manages Tottenham For A Day In NBC Promo [VIDEO]
Former Saturday Night Live comedian Jason Sudeikis appears in NBC’s latest promo spots to highlight the network’s coverage of the Premier League, which begins on August 17.
Jason Sudeikis becomes Tottenham Hotspur manager for a day to hilarious consequences. He plays the role of Coach Lasso, a true-blooded American football coach who is steeped in traditional American sport lingo.
I love the ‘It’s football. Just not as we know it’ tagline.
Hats off to NBC Sports and Tottenham Hotspur for pulling this off! With all of the NBC promo videos, ads on subway cars, a giant billboard in Times Square, NBC Sports is really scoring a home run.
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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT.
Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game.
Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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