Freestyle Soccer Star Séan Garnier Wows Crowd With Old-Man Prank

Sean Garnier soccer freestyle

Meet Grandpa Memo.

He's the aging alter ego of Séan Garnier, a freestyle soccer star from Sens, France, whose uncanny ability to incorporate break dancing and a jaw-dropping array of tricks into his sport has won him a devoted legion of fans worldwide.

Garnier, 29, spent five hours being made up as someone well into his older years to slip incognito into a pick-up game with the locals for a commercial staged by the Mexican retail company Coppel.

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After a deliberately slow and shaky start, Garnier kicks it up a notch and shows the youngsters what he's made of - which is, pretty much, magic.

Have a look for yourself:


The ad mirrors a Pepsi commercial featuring Cleveland Cavaliers basketball player Kyrie Irving in which he becomes "Uncle Drew" in a street basketball game.

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