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Sports stars in embarrassing adverts

By Simon Rice

If England's rugby team weren't embarrassed enough by their implosion in Dublin, they hit a new low this week after an advert for Nike was leaked on the internet.

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The video, produced by their official kit supplier, shows several players, among them Toby Flood, Chris Ashton and Ben Foden, in a series of action clips.

Signing off the advert that has been widely circulated on the internet this morning is an image of England's red rose emblem on top of a caption reading 'Grand Slam Champions 2011'.

The England rugby team aren't the first sports stars to have appeared in a commercial met with ridicule. Here, we take a look at some of the most embarrassing adverts.

Source: Independent

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