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