A NON-LEAGUE soccer membership have introduced their newest signing with a hilarious budget-friendly switch video – “starring” Peter Kay.
Rochdale AFC, who presently ply their commerce within the Nationwide League – the fifth tier of English soccer – introduced the season-long mortgage of Kwaku Oduroh from Derby County yesterday.
The 20-year-old was unveiled on the Crown Oil Area, Lancashire in a ‘so unhealthy it’s good’ announcement video from the membership, that includes clips from Peter Kay’s legendary comedy collection Phoenix Nights.
The video begins with a scene from the present depicting a person in a blue van pulling as much as character Ray Von in a carpark and asking: “The place would you like it?”
Von asks: “What’s it?”
Rochdale have then edited over the van man’s authentic response with a generic AI voice that replies: “New signing for Rochdale Soccer Membership.”
Von responds, saying: “Appears like a very good swap.”
The clip then cuts to a different scene that includes an alternate between Kay’s nightclub-owning character Brian Potter and his employees in a gathering.
Nightclub host Jerry Dignan says to Potter: “Look, what it’s – we’re struggling right here.”
Potter responds: “I’ve sorted all this out, proper simply calm down, you’re twisting my melon man – everybody is aware of what they’re doing, all the things goes to be alright.”
The video then cuts to a clip of Kwaku Oduroh posing in-front of a giant Rochdale AFC badge on the aspect of a van, to which Potter responds: “Oh my God, candy Jesus of Nazareth.”
The entire assembly stops to look over in shock and amazement with one character even making the signal of a Cristian cross throughout her physique.
The video then as soon as once more reveals Oduroh holding a Rochdale scarf aloft to which a personality saks Potter: “Properly what do you assume?”
He responds “I stated that I needed a -“, earlier than the generic voice is dubbed over once more, saying: “Proper again.”
“It’s not the way it appears to be like Brian,” says one other character.
Potter replies “It’s not the way it appears to be like? It’s a -” the AI voice kicks in as soon as once more, dubbing: “Defender on mortgage from Derby.”
“It don’t appear to be nothing else.”
The publish was shared to social media by the membership yesterday with the caption: “Signing quantity six has been delivered.”
The clip has since been appreciated by over 9,000 individuals with dozens of feedback from customers left in stitches by the membership’s low-cost, low-effort announcement.
Soccer YouTuber Jack ‘Pie Face’ McDermott merely replied: “Class.”
Paul Palmer wrote: “Gained’t lie that is belting.”
James Powell added: “That is simply the best factor ever.”
Peter Winter commented: “A brand new contender for finest unveiling video ever.”
Regardless of solely airing for 2 collection, Phoenix Nights remains to be remembered fondly by followers and even secured a spin-off present referred to as Max and Paddy’s Street to Nowhere.
Its creator and major star, legendary northern comic Peter Kay, returned to reside touring final 12 months after a 12 12 months hiatus.
Rochdale in the meantime, have been relegated to the non-league final 12 months having completed all-time low of League Two ending their 102-year stint within the soccer league.