Yesterday, we didn't know what would happen if some of the biggest names in American soccer were combined with a John Hughes 1980s classic. Now, we have a pretty good idea.
The handsome, erudite and modest folks at KICK TV have produced Mike Magee's Day Off, an attentive and utterly bonkers tribute to Matthew Broderick's seminal romp Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
In the clip, Chicago Fire striker Magee bunks training to get up to no good in Omar Gonzalez's dad's car with his girlfriend Sydney Leroux.
During the 2013 MLS MVP's day of leisure we also see cameo appearances from the likes of Thierry Henry, Michael Bradley, Hope Solo, Judah Friedlander and everybody's favorite manager who sounds like a stadium, Bruce Arena.
A professional athlete deliberately skipping training is not usually a laughing matter — just ask Adriano — but this high jinx appears to be the exception that proves the rule.
See more, including Gonzalez's excellent impression of Bueller's friend Cameron on the phone, in the outtakes clip...
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- Omar Gonzalez
- Mike Magee
- Matthew Broderick