'SUICIDE SQUAD': The Team's Stats Get Broken Down in Soccer Promo

– by Joseph Medina

Great news, soccer fans, your greatest wish has come true! I know you may not have known it, but deep down, you've always wanted to see the upcoming SUICIDE SQUAD team get their stats broken down by a TV announcer. 

Okay, in all seriousness, WB UK released a silly and fun promo via their Twitter account. There they ran down all the main baddies and antiheroes we'll be rubbing elbows with in this year's SUICIDE SQUAD. It's a bit strange, and if you're not a soccer fan, it may do absolutely nothing for you, but given how big the ensemble cast is, it makes sense the studio would do their best to appeal to as wide a demographic as possible. There's a pretty good shot that many soccer fans are wildly unfamiliar with the SUICIDE SQUAD as characters, and doing everything in their power to ensure audiences know who is on screen before the film comes out is a good move.

Check out the interesting promo below!

The promo itself is definitely a bit on the cheesy side of things, but at the end of the day, it's meant to serve a purpose. How well does it serve that purpose? It's hard to say, but at this point, it's just a matter of getting these faces in front of as many people as possible.

What did you think of the promo? Let us know in the comments down below!

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SUICIDE SQUAD hits theaters on August 5, 2016!

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SOURCE: Warner Bros UK

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