The Qatar bid video made the rounds on the internet like some celebrity sex video, but Russia’s bid video fell well below the radar, mostly because their bid wasn’t rooted in some far-off fantasy world.
Just watching it now, because, if you haven’t heard, they just got the World Cup, it’s a surprisingly good proposal and a nice video. And proof that to sell stuff, you don’t need Morgan Freeman.
Entire markets just crashed upon this revelation.Also worth noting we now have to sets of Olympics piggybacking World Cups, or vice-versa: Brazil/Rio and Sochi/Russia.
I’d just like to explain something for those not from the States:
Morgan Freeman narrates absolutely everything in the US. Everything. It’s a little-known rule his spoken presence to all things video been added as the 28th Amendment to the Constitution and he’s so omnipresent most Americans wake up from dreams with the sudden urge to watch March of the Penguins. Rumors even suggest Chuck Norris can woo the Sirens, but goes mute around Morgan Freeman.
However, they really dropped the ball by not concluding this video in classic Morgan Freeman form: Pretty please…[dramatic pause]…pretty please. I mean really… Continue reading