Chilean Miners Star in New Ad for World Cup Team (Video)

by: Joseph On  Thursday, May 29, 2014

Chilean miners

Remember those 33 Chilean miners who were trapped under the ground for 69 days before being rescued? It turns out that they’re soccer fans, and they have a message for the players representing Chile in the 2014 FIFA World Cup next month.

The message is … in Spanish, but the general gist of it is that if they could survive almost two and a half months underneath the ground, it should be no problem at all for the Chilean soccer team to win the World Cup, even if they’re far from the odds-on favorite.  And like all good commercials, you don’t have to speak the language in order to understand the message.

You can watch the famous Chilean miners deliver that message to the Chilean World Cup team in the video below, produced in collaboration with Banco de Chile: