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Of Mad Dogs, Nike And Englishmen

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This Nike ad featuring England young turk Wayne Rooney, apparently, is drawing all kinds of ire in England.

"This is such a horrible image and is so horribly war-like that it can only be described as Nike being crass, offensive and insensitive as they try to hitch poor old Rooney to their commercial band-wagon," said Labour MP Stephen Pound.

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Other said it was too Christ-like. Our only real question: Did they paint Rooney's body exceptionally white? Because he's not really that English pasty, is he?

Nike Attacked Over Rooney Picutre [Daily Mail]

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