This from EA Sports is pretty slick, although as has been pointed out in the comments section, it barely relies on any gameplay shots. The target of this ad is clearly the converted, those who will know the irony of Harry Redknapp taking notes from an eight year-old.
And this is a preview of an upcoming documentary series on former US national team coach Bob Bradley, now with Egypt, on his mission to help the country qualify for the 2014 World Cup. I’ve always wondered why this hasn’t been the subject of more serious journalism, art. It’s such a compelling angle: a country in the midst of historic change picks an American to lead their national team in a sport that has long served as a bellwether for its political dividing lines, as we saw with Port Said.
See you tomorrow for our Transfer Deadline Day Extravaganza!