Not surprisingly, the latest “This Is SportsCenter” commercial stars U.S. Open winner Rafael Nadal.
Nadal’s good looks are the star of the show and John Anderson and Bram Weinstein play back-up, the result is pure silver.
During the 30-second ad, named “Candy Dish,” SportsCenter anchors John Anderson and Bram Weinstein speculate about what makes the Spanish player so popular in the office.
Turns out Nadal’s exotic accent, great tan and dashing looks are not necessarily what is driving all the foot traffic to his cube.
It might instead have something to do with what he keeps in the US Open Trophy on his desk.
The overall initiative, a cornerstone of ESPN’s brand since 1995, “This is SportsCenter” gives fans an inside peek at the Bristol, Conn., campus, where athletes, mascots and anchors interact in the center of the sports universe.
Or so we like to wish… Have a look for youself here: