Landon Donovan Has World Cup Amnesia in New Foot Locker Spot

L.A. Galaxy Player Stars in Another Ad About His Absence From Brazil

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Foot Locker's second spot in its "short memory"-themed campaign through BBDO features L.A. Galaxy star Landon Donovan, who seems to have conveniently forgotten being left off the U.S. World Cup soccer team this summer. The ad is a sequel to the previous spot featuring James Harden, Charles Barkley and Scottie Pippin, which kicked off Foot Locker's Back-to-School campaign last week.

Donovan's exclusion from the team seems to have served him well, commercial-wise. He also played on his absence from Brazil in this EA Sports spot, which ran during the tournament. In both, he shows he has a sense of humor about himself, plus he's not a bad actor -- does a future career move beckon?

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Aug 13, 2014
BBDO New York
Foot Locker
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