Ad of the Day: McDonald's Films the Craziest Soccer Trick Shots Ever … and They're Real

World Cup wonders

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For every big-budget advertising opus timed to the World Cup (I'm looking at you, Nike and Samsung), there are always a few real gems that don't show any soccer stars at all. 

McDonald's and DDB Chicago bring us a case in point with "Gol!," the chain's two-minute celebration of trick shots, fancy footwork and surprising skill. Created largely to drive traffic to the brand's augmented reality game built around specially redesigned fries packaging, the ad itself is a charming display of largely unknown talent drawn from around the world. 



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