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nike football awaken the phantom film Neymar

Coinciding with the release of the new PhantomVSN, Nike Football shares its latest short film, titled Awaken the Phantom. The aesthetic stars a number of top tier names, including Neymar, Philippe Coutinho, and Kevin de Bruyne.

Awaken the Phantom was directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kingsman, Kick-Ass, Layer Cake), detailing the story of a mysterious footballer who becomes an urban legend, simply through word of mouth. Additional cameos note Ronaldinho, Mal Pugh, Gennaro Gattuso, and Andrea Pirlo, as well as Nigerian rap star WizKid, Legendury Beatz, and Tiwa Savage.

You can watch Nike Football’s new short film above, then see behind-the-scenes footage below. Also, the PhantomVSN is available now.

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Not NYC, not LA.

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