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Diary: Turkey of the Week - AMV BBDO/Mars

Larissa Vince is reconsidering her yen for 80s footballers after seeing the latest Mars ad from Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO:

"I loved the New Order 1990 World Cup song, and especially the John Barnes rap. But messing with something that was loved by a generation of football fans is a dangerous business, and this ad has managed to destroy the kitsch appeal of the original. Barnes' crap rapping used to be cute, but now it just makes me cringe - and what's with the 'Three Lions on our Mars' line? Sacrilege."

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