Manchester United's Wayne Rooney stars in Deadpool advert with Ryan Reynolds

Wayne Rooney

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We've seen Manchester United advertise plenty of stuff over the years, from Adidas, Chevrolet and a pretty hilariously bad advert for Diablo wine.

With Man United having such a massive fan base and pull all over the world, it's no surprise that companies want them to help advertise their product.

However, we're rather surprised when we found out that the Red Devils had been called upon to advertise one of the most anticipated comic book films of the year... Deadpool

With the moving set to come out next week, Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds and the likes of Wayne Rooney, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Juan Mata all star in the video and actually manage to pull off some okay acting. 

Even Ryan Reynolds' penalty in his penalty shootout dream sequence was rather convincing! 

On Friday, Man United and 20th Century Fox announced a partnership to promote their films at Old Trafford and have players feature in adverts like this one.

We reckon fans will want to their players put in some Oscar worthy performances for the rest of the season and Louis van Gaal and co look to turn around their season and make a very late push to challenge for the title. 

 

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