News & ToursDecember 3, 2013

This Nike commercial of Rory McIlroy and Wayne Rooney is fantastic

By Luke Kerr-Dineen

Here it is. The commercial we've all been waiting for. The one that Rory McIlroy skipped Graeme McDowell's wedding to film. It would be pretty hard for McIlroy to top his commercial back in June, where he takes on a trash-talking robot, but with this one, he might have just done it.

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The gist of the advert is pretty simple: Rory McIlroy plays golf against Manchester United (the team McIlroy supports) and England's soccer superstar Wayne Rooney, who plays a combination of golf and soccer exceedingly well. Throw in some snazzy music and a surprise appearance from Brazilian soccer legend Ronaldo, and out pops a great commercial. Hopefully Graeme can find it in his heart to forgive him.

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