WATCH: USWNT undone by stoppage time in hilarious new SportsCenter advertisement
- USWNT players star in new SportsCenter ad
- Rapinoe, Sauerbrunn and Smith involved
- Commercial to debut during NFL Playoffs
WHAT HAPPENED? The USWNT trio is featured in a new "This is SportsCenter" commercial, the latest in a long line of advertisements that look at the funny side of sports. In the commercial, Rapinoe, Sauerbrunn and Smith are seen in an office setting listening to SportsCenter anchor Jay Harris but, just as a meeting is set to end, stoppage time is added much to their frustration.
Not so fast @USWNT ⌚️😂 #ThisIsSportsCenter pic.twitter.com/jdBkUAkLUL— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 16, 2023
THE BIGGER PICTURE: The commercial is the second to feature the USWNT in as many months, with ESPN also unveiling an ad titled "orange slices" involving the trio.
This is @SportsCenter is back!— ESPN PR (@ESPNPR) December 29, 2022
🍊 Fan-favorite ads return with "Orange Slices"
⚽️ Featuring @USWNT stars @mPinoe, @beckysauerbrunn, @sophsssmith
Also featured: @RB_Mrs & @TheOttoOrange
Friday | Dec. 30 | 8p ET | @espn pic.twitter.com/WOfgKOQfUk
WHAT NEXT FOR THE USWNT? The USWNT is set to take on New Zealand in friendlies on Tuesday and Friday with the annual SheBelieves Cup right around the corner in February.