“Hi, I’m Richard Branson”.
Virgin Medias latest advert featuring Olympic Gold Medalist, Usain Bolt. Posing as Richard Branson, wearing a mock goatee and using his signature celebratory stance, this advert uses humour to deliver the message, “we’re faster than everybody else” – don’t worry ASA – I’m paraphrasing.
It works because; I believe shows great personality, that a man as powerful as Richard Branson can get the michael taken out of him. Bolt’s personality shines through too, he seems like one of the guys, and the Jamaican accent gets me every time.
Here’s a little background information; Usain Bolt ran his way to victory in 2008, Continue reading
Ok, hands up who loves David Beckham? Me too, what’s not to love? He’s a talented footballer, mega rich, extremely handsome, charitable and a family man. An all around good guy, right? Right.
So ahead of the 2012 Olympics, David Beckham has gotten a feel for blind football by joining the Paralympics Team GB for a training session as a part of Sainsbury’s new campaign. Funnily enough he actually manages to score a penalty whilst blind folded, so there’s definitely no excuse for this miss.
What a great guy though.
Today Stuart Pearce has announced that David Beckham will be shortlisted for the 2012 Olympics. Last month, the LA Galaxy star spoke out about how winning gold would be the “ultimate achievement“, and expressed his desire to be included in Team GB.