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By John McCarthy, Opinion Editor

February 11, 2016 | 1 min read

Footballing great Cristiano Ronaldo has lent his acting talents to an odd TVC for Israeli telecom firm HOT.

The Real Madrid forward features alongside three Israeli comedians all sporting dramatic hair-styles who mocking the very sport itself.

The trio debate what’s faster, Ronaldo or HOT’s broadband, following which the player is unveiled as the team’s surprise signing sparking cringeworthy heroworship.

The Portuguese attacker came under fire for featuring in the Israeli ad from Palestine supporters, with many confronting him directly on Twitter.

The footballer has starred in many odd ads, anyone remember when he was the face of a Japanese face enhancer tool? Check it out.

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