Ryan Reynolds Commercial Trolls Mets in Bobby Bonilla Day Mint Mobile Ad
July 1 is a special date on the sports calendar. Yes, the NBA Finals are getting ready to kick off next week, the annual Wimbledon tennis tournament is in full swing, and the MLB heads into trade deadline season. But, that's not even the most momentous part of today's sports landscape.
Today also marks the annual Bobby Bonilla Day, celebrated and revered by baseball fans everywhere. Every July 1st, from 2011 through 2035, the New York Mets pay the 58-year-old Bonilla approximately $1 million. He hasn't played in the MLB since 2001, and hasn't played for the Mets since 1999. Naturally, it's a comical day enjoyed by fans everywhere.
Famous Hollywood actor Ryan Reynolds got in on the action with a hilarious commercial for Mint Mobile, the wireless company he's a part-owner of. Check out video of the advertisement below.
Bobby Bonilla Day
Honestly, that's about as perfect of a commercial as you'll ever see. Reynolds and his company gladly troll the Mets for their awful and seemingly never-ending contract with Bonilla. For just one day only, consumers can lock in an absurd yearly rate if they promise to lock in for 25 years.
The whole thing is laughable. Honestly, just sit back and enjoy just as Bonilla will enjoy his $1 million paycheck today.
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