Manchester United’s latest collaboration with 21st Century Fox involves a comedic promotion for the Deadpool sequel. Deadpool, played by Ryan Reynolds, takes over Old Trafford in preparation for United’s FA Cup Final. Alexis Sanchez, Juan Mata, Ashley Young, Michael Carrick, Jesse Lingard and Luke Shaw star in the production before Deadpool calls out the red devils manager Mourinho.
This is not the first time Manchester United players have starred in movie adverts. Many films including, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, X-Men: Apocalypse, Independence Day: Resurgence have collaborated with Manchester United, using the team’s global reach for further promotion.