David Hasselhoff could be the reason why Germany won the World Cup

  • PopPress
  • July 15, 2014
  • StopPress Team
David Hasselhoff could be the reason why Germany won the World Cup

In the 80s, after the rest of the world turned its back on David Hasselhoff, the German fans stuck with their bare-chested man. And although his slow-motion running along the beach and his talking car do play a part in this fame, it was in fact his singing career that made him a staple on television screens in the country in the latter parts of the decade.

So, in an effort to show the fans that he is still loyal to them, the Hoff prepared an elaborate parody of the epic five-minute 'Game before the game' spot, created by R/GA, for Beats headphones. 

The utterly ridiculous clip features the former Baywatch star undertaking a serious of pre-game rituals that all indicate his undying support for the Nationalmannschaft.

Given that the Hoff's career hasn't been too flash of late, it comes as little surprise that he has decided to remind his fans that he's still on their side. There is, after all, no point in biting the hand that once fed you. 

Here are a few clips of the curly haired one swooning the crowd with his sonorous voice:      

This is a community discussion forum. Comment is free but please respect our rules:

  1. Don’t be abusive or use sweary type words
  2. Don’t break the law: libel, slander and defamatory comments are forbidden
  3. Don’t resort to name-calling, mean-spiritedness, or slagging off
  4. Don’t pretend to be someone else.

If we find you doing these things, your comments will be edited without recourse and you may be asked to go away and reconsider your actions.
We respect the right to free speech and anonymous comments. Don’t abuse the privilege.

Next page
Results for
Topics
Jobs
About

StopPress provides essential industry news and intelligence, updated daily. And the digital newsletter delivers the latest news to your inbox twice a week — for free!

©2009–2015 Tangible Media. All rights reserved.
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy policy.

Advertise

Contact Vernene Medcalf at +64 21 628 200 to advertise in StopPress.

View Media Kit