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KFC South Africa’s Neymar mocking ad… so epic, Nando’s would be proud!

Every week The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield asks branding and advertising expert Andy Rice to share with him the week’s advertising “heroes” and “zeroes”.

This week, Rice critiqued a KFC ad so epic, it would make Nando’s proud.

KFC joined the interwebs in mocking Brazilian attacker Neymar for his poorly acted, exaggerated diving and rolling along the field.

Rice gave the ad a “hero” rating.

For more detail; listen to the interview in the audio below.

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