Friday, December 30, 2011

USA - 2010 World Cup

Team USA
The South African illustration house Am I Collective was commissioned to create 32 murals for ESPN's 2010 World Cup campaign, under the direction of NY ad agency Wieden and Kennedy. Each mural celebrates each of the 32 teams competing in the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The mural for Team USA replicated Washington Crossing the Deleware

Sunday, December 18, 2011

MLS Mashups

MLS and Adidas had a promotion in which bands representing the cities with a team in the 2006 finals would have their songs mashed against each other. A kind of battle of the bands...

Unfortunately the link is no longer up and running....they can be seen on YouTube...
Spank Rock - DC United and The Lordz - NY Red Bulls
The Academy - Chicago Fire and Mates of State - New England Revolution
Polyphonic Spree - FC Dallas and Vauz - Colorado Rapids
Solange - Houston Dynamo and Ozomatli - Chivas USA
Mates of State - NE Revolution and Spank Rock - DC United
Vaux - Colorado Rapids and Solange - Houston Dynamo
Solange - Houston Dynamo and Mates of State - NE Revolution

In 2007 Polyphonic Spree wrote a song entitled "H-O-O-P-S Yes" as a theme for FC Dallas. Hoops is the FC Dallas mascot...

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Sporting Kansas Bobble-head

Sporting Kansas offered free bobble-heads to the first the first 10,00 fans to enter the Livestrong Sporting Park received a Sporting bobble-head...

July 30, 2011 - Teal Bunbury, courtesy of Providence Medical Center.

Aug 17, 2011 - Omar Bravo, courtesy of Sprint

September 28, 2011 Aurelien Collin, courtesy of Time Warner Cable

Got Milk?

The Got Milk campaign started in 1993 to promote the benefits drinking of cow's milk. The advertising campaign featured celebrities (actors, media, athletes and fictional characters) sporting milk mustaches.

This Freddy Adu Kick It Into Gear ad was found in the back of a Marvel Ghost Rider comic from 2006.

Other soccer stars featured included David Beckham:
Goal by Beckham, Body by milk...

Mia Ham - 9 Essential Nutrients
2008 USA Olympic team, includes Leslie Osborne, Natasha Kai and Sacha Kljestan