Rafael Grampa Heads Up Nike Advertising Campaign In Brazil

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article-2516740-19C6192B00000578-995_306x423This is the clip from the new Nike Brasil TV ad, featuring the art of legendary Brazilian cartoonist Rafael Grampa, animated. It's one of a number of vignettes that show the Brazilian football team in a match, that cuts away to show different sorts of football games, with children, with cartoon giants, with black and white mobsters, featuring Brazilian players in different roles and forms, that then seem to replace them in the real football match.

And amongst them is one scene with footballing giants, animated in Rafael Grampa's distinctive style, specifically footballer David Luiz, who also appears on posters accompanying the TV ad, running ahead of this Friday's World Cup draw for matches, to see which team will play which

The full ad runs below.

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