[VIDEO] New Nike Football Ad Featuring The Hulk Scores 30 Million Views

Nike has released a new World Cup advertisement featuring top football stars such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney and Neymar. Even the Incredible Hulk makes an appearance!

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The new Nike advertisement features football superstars in the build up to the World Cup

Nike adverts are always an iconic part in the build up to a big football tournament. While this latest masterpiece isn't specifically about the World Cup itself, it is sure to ignite fan excitement as this summer's tournament in Brazil approaches.

Entitled 'Winner Stays' it stars global icons Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney and Neymar alongside other football royalty as well as Ronaldo's girlfriend Irina Shayk in a brief cameo.

The advertisement starts off in a local park where two teams challenge each other to a game

The film starts of in a local park

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The film begins in a local park where two teams challenge each other to game. One of the players casts himself as Ronaldo while an opponent does similar as Neymar.

A simple boys' pick-up game gets a beefy boost when the young players imagine themselves as their favourite football pros Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Roony, Neymar Jr., Zlatan Ibrahimovic, David Luiz, Gerard Pique, Mario Götze, Eden Hazard, Thiago Silva, Gonzalo Higuaín, Andrea Pirlo, Tim Howard, Andres Iniesta and Thibaut Courtois

These amateur footballers then become their football idols as they begin shouting their names

The players turn into their stars as they shout out their name

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Instead of recreating the Portuguese and Brazilian's skills, these two amateur footballers become them - epitomising the dream of many aspiring footballers.

They are instantly transformed into the players themselves with a roll call of Nike-sponsored pitch celebrities joining the match as play progresses - Wayne Rooney, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Gonzalo Higuain, Eden Hazard, Gerard Pique, Andrea Pirlo, Andres Iniesta, Mario Gotze, Thiago Silva, Thibaut Courtois, Tim Howard and David Luiz.

The whole atmosphere changes as the game is then played in a football stadium, complete with fans and television coverage

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Ronaldo scores a screamer to send his team 1-0 up and taunts one of his opponents, saying “The crowd goes wild,” upon which a crowd is revealed cheering behind him. His rival is not deflated and points out that 50,000 are screaming his name. As they banter the young player changes his shoes in to the Magista, a boot that’s not even out yet. Ronaldo counters to give us the world’s first glimpse of the new Mercurial Superfly.

Cameos are plenty throughout this advertisement, featuring basketball star Kobe Bryant...

Kobe Bryant and Andrea Pirlo appearing in the advertisement

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MMA fighters Anderson Silva and Jon Jones

Anderson Silva and Jon Jones

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Cristiano Ronaldo's Russian model girlfriend

Irina Shayk, Ronaldo's girlfriend also appears in this film.

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Even the Incredible Hulk makes an appearance!

The Incredible Hulk also appears

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The film ends with an unknown kid taking over the penalty from Cristiano Ronaldo in a game defining moment, thus 'risking everything'

The kid taking the penalty, taking responsibility and 'risking everything'

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Ronaldo steps up to take the penalty but is pushed aside by the brave youngster, who seizes his moment to risk everything and take responsibility for the game-defining moment.

Watch the FULL advertisement here

In the last World Cup, Nike also made a successful ad campaign called 'Write the future' which won an award in the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival Film Grand Prix

READ: Weird facts about the World Cup you didn't know

See also: [PHOTOS] of the World Cup stadiums in Brazil

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