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ENGLAND FOOTBALL STARS BATTLE IT OUT IN DAD JOKE FACE OFF
Adam Lallana and Jordan Henderson go head to head as they attempt to keep straight faces whilst telling terrible Dad jokes
June 2017: To celebrate Father’s Day, Vauxhall Motors challenged England football heroes Jordan Henderson and Adam Lallana to take each other on in a special ‘Dad Joke Face Off’.
In a battle for supremacy, the teammates took turns to hold their nerve and resist the giggles as the other delivered a cringe-worthy joke. As millions of Dads drive their children to football matches up and down the country each weekend, Vauxhall Motors pay tribute to the ‘cab of dad’ by celebrating their most ‘beloved’ trait – bad jokes.
Adam Lallana came out on top, proving that the essence to a good joke is behind the delivery. Both footballers were unable to keep a straight face when Lallana delivered the following cracker:
Why was the pitch soaking wet? Because the players dribbled all over it!
Looking straight into each other’s eyes, Lallana’s dead pan delivery proved too much for Henderson whose lip quivered throughout. Henderson however was also able to crack Lallana, with both players bursting out loud at this joke:
What do you call a midfielder with a long face? Adam Lallama!
The short video has been created with Lallana and Henderson as part of Vauxhall Motors’ sponsorship of the Home Nations football teams. The players are both parents themselves and encouraged the public to show their appreciation for Dads this Father’s Day.
Adam Lallana said “Going up against Jordan was a breeze, he is so easy to make laugh and we had some truly shocking jokes! Good or bad, we had a laugh celebrating Father’s Day. I hope I’m never guilty of telling such terrible jokes! Here’s wishing all Dads a Happy Father’s Day!”
Andrew Curley, Head of Sponsorship and Events at Vauxhall Motors, said: “We all know that every Dad has their favourite ‘Dad joke’, it’s part of what makes them who they are. Father’s Day is the perfect excuse to show how much we appreciate our Dad’s humour, despite how terrible it might be! Why not try having your own Dad joke face off this Sunday?”
As official sponsor of the national football teams, Vauxhall Motors launched #GetIN as a platform for fans to show their support for their teams, celebrate the spirit of football and give fans one off experiences and real #GetIN moments.
Vauxhall Motors is also giving the public a chance to get a real laugh with a competition for two tickets to a John Bishop show and a chance to drive the brand-new Vauxhall Insignia. To enter, fans should visit: www.vauxhallfootball.co.uk