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Ian Darke impresses as play-by-play man for first date (video)

Apr 1, 2014, 1:20 PM EDT


English broadcaster Ian Darke is well-regarded in soccer circles, and is taking his talents to the word of comedy in ESPN’s latest promotional video for the World Cup.

Darke is shown given the shot-for-shot on a first date between an awkward young man and an attractive young brunette.

I’ll leave you to decide what’s funnier: Darke’s pronunciation of the word “pasta” or the way he physically slides up to the table with the couple, headphones on dome. I choose the latter, as it seems more intentional.

  1. dchaplin - Apr 1, 2014 at 1:42 PM

    Haha! Brilliant. Although that’s how we say pasta in the UK! Don’t get me started on ALUMINIUM.

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