Viral Radar: UNC Asheville Goalkeepers Face Off In Real Life Game Of Angry Birds

By Megan O'Neill 

Angry Birds YouTube videos have proven to be almost as popular as the addictive iPhone game itself, racking up millions of views.  In the latest Angry Birds-inspired video to go viral, UNC Asheville goalkeepers Lassi Hurskainen and Dan Jackson face off in a match of real life Angry Birds.  The video has already been viewed over 1.7 million times since it hit YouTube a week ago.

The video opens on Hurskainen and Jackson sitting on a couch on the soccer field playing Angry Birds on their phones.  Hurskainen tells Jackson, “I’m sure I could beat you in real life.”  The challenge is on!  The college soccer all stars perform a series of impressive tricks, knocking out Angry Birds pigs with soccer balls.

Who wins and who ends up the “Angry Bird?”  You’ll have to check out the video below to find out.  If you like this, check out our list of 10 Hilarious Angry Birds Videos.

Megan O’Neill is the resident web video enthusiast here at Social Times.  Megan covers everything from the latest viral videos to online video news and tips, and has a passion for bizarre, original and revolutionary content and ideas.