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Donovan’s funny new ad: “Like they’d ever cut me. I’m the captain”

Aug 12, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

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Foot Locker, Landon Donovan and James Harden teamed up for a goofy ad that runs with the theme that great athletes have short memories.

The L.A. Galaxy infamously-snubbed World Cup midfielder is seen saluting Houston Rockets guard James Harden before the NBA player shifts the conversation to him.

“Let’s talk about what happened this summer,” Harden says.

What follows is a pretty great — and game — Donovan performance in what’s been titled ‘Short Memory, Pt. 2’. It has that Ron Donald feel from “Party Down”, that everything’s going according to plan.


It’s the sequel to a relatively-epic Harden/Charles Barkley vehicle featuring a certain Chicago Bulls legend:

  1. thedeadlockvictim - Aug 13, 2014 at 8:53 AM

    OK, one self-deprecating ad was funny, but this is starting to get a bit sad.

  2. patriotsdefense - Aug 13, 2014 at 11:47 AM

    I didn’t like this one either. It wasn’t funny, kind of creepy and sad.

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