Ronaldo & Neymar fight with lightsabers

first_imgFootball superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar have fought with lightsabers in a bizarre advertisement for a Portuguese telecommunications company.The video, which was posted on Ronaldo’s Instagram page , was a paid partnership with Portugal’s MEO, who specialise in services for television, internet and mobile phone.With Neymar, dressed in 18th century attire, featured as the advertisement begins, customers speak of what they wish to see on MEO’s entertainment subscription service. Editors’ Picks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? Are Chelsea this season’s Ajax? Super-subs Batshuayi & Pulisic show Blues can dare to dream Ronaldo, wearing similar clothing to his Brazilian counterpart, then enters the scene with a sword and challenges Neymar to a duel, with the duo engaging in combat at close quarters.The swords that both are holding change into lightsabers as they continue to fight through the advertisement.Ronaldo is no stranger to being involved in unusual promotions, with the Portuguese attacker starring in a commercial for Singapore company Shopee earlier this month.He has also starred in advertisements for an Israel telecommunications company and a Japanese facial fitness tool .The 34-year-old forward is currently preparing for Juventus’ crunch Serie A battle against title rivals Napoli at their home venue on Saturday.Ronaldo will be keen to get off the mark this season, having failed to find the back of the net in the Old Lady’s 1-0 victory against Parma on the league’s opening weekend.He attended the UEFA Awards ceremony in Madrid on Thursday, where he was pipped for Player of the Year award by Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk .His co-star Neymar is yet to grace the field for PSG this campaign, with the saga surrounding a potential return to Barcelona continuing to roll on as the September 2 transfer deadline approaches.PSG sporting director Leonardo believes time is running out for the Spanish giants to submit an acceptable offer for the Brazilian superstar.”Our position was always clear, they always knew what we wanted, it was clear in every way,” he told reporters. “The first written offer was on August 27th, five days before end of the transfer window, we were even open to talking to other players to do the deal, but we never had an agreement on what we wanted.”It all depends on Barcelona, we are three days from the end of the transfer window. Today, the agreement is not there. We were open but we are [now] three days from the end of the transfer window.”We told the truth, we were open to his departure only if an offer satisfied us. This offer has not arrived – nothing is expected by Monday.”last_img read more