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Whopper: Marseille Striker Andre-Pierre Gignac Unhappy Over New Burger King Adverts

By Chris Wright

France Soccer League One

Burger King have reportedly incurred the wrath of Marseille’s Andre-Pierre Gignac after launching a new advert in France that pokes fun at the striker’s…erm, shall we say…”heavy-set physique”.

According to La Provence newspaper, Burger King have decided to play on the fact that visiting fans regularly chant “a Big Mac for Gignac” by cobbled together the following advert in a bid to¬†publicise the opening of a new branch in Marseille…


However, La Provence are also reporting that Gignac is unsurprisingly less than amused with his name being used in fast food adverts and, should Burger King fail to appease him, the Marseille forward Рwho is currently third in the Ligue 1 scoring charts after sticking away 14 goals in 30 games so far this season Рis more than happy to take his case to court.

Now if you’ll excuse us, Pies would like to spend a couple of minutes patting ourselves on the back for making it through that without making one single Pulp Fiction reference.

(Via ESPN/Image: @BurgerKingFR)

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By Chris on April 18th, 2014 in Ligue 1, Newsnow. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

2 Responses to “Whopper: Marseille Striker Andre-Pierre Gignac Unhappy Over New Burger King Adverts”

  1. TravisKOP says:

    looks like a tasty burger. yup couldn’t do it

  2. Jarren says:

    I used to love Whoppers as a teenager, before I became vegetarian.

    Tasty burgers.

    So moreish.

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