Video: Yes, that’s Chris O’Dowd being brilliant alongside Clint Dempsey in a new Nike ad 6 years ago

Video: Yes, that’s Chris O’Dowd being brilliant alongside Clint Dempsey in a new Nike ad

As Shane Curran might say, “What a day for Roscommon”.

Chris O’Dowd is a major Hollywood star and has been for a good few years now, but seeing him front a new ad campaign for a sports brand as big as Nike is still a big deal.

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The Boyle native is the star attraction alongside major sporting stars such as US footballer Clint Dempsey, NFL bigwigs Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson, snowboarder Johnnie Paxson and figure skater Gracie Gold in a new ad released this week for Nike’s Hyperwarm range.

Despite the presence of such stellar names from the sporting world, it is O’Dowd who steals the show in the ever so slightly hyperbolic ad which appears to suggest that Nike’s latest range will keep us warm even when global temperatures begin to approach ice-age levels all over again.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQo7Wl4fgXg

You can’t look sideways without seeing a big star in an ad campaign for a major global brand these days but as we said, it’s still a huge deal and arguably O’Dowd’s finest television moment since this…

Video via YouTube/Nike