Netflix does its job very well, and does not miss situations like this. Sergio Canales and Marc Bartra, Real Betis players surprised on their official Twitter accounts this Tuesday by sending a message to the platform and specifically to one of their premiere series, ‘Lupine’, due to the coincidence between the name of one of the characters on which the plot revolves and the team’s coach, Manuel Pellegrini.
A few minutes after both players published their messages, the Netflix account and Omar Sy, the main actor, published a video in which they joked about this coincidence and sent all their support to the team with his famous phrase: “Long live Betis manquepierda!”.
Players joke about coincidence
And it is that the series that is sweeping its second season on the platform, whose plot revolves around the story of a professional thief, Assane Diop, who decides to take revenge on a rich and powerful businessman, Hubert Pellegrini, to cleanse the memory of his father, since he unjustly put him in jail, where he ended up committing suicide and leaving him an orphan.
For this reason, Netflix had promoted the series on its posters with the phrase “Pellegrini, this season I’m going to get you.” And Sergio Canales and Marc Bartra, who have surely been enjoying the series, decided to take it with humor and comment on their networks. “Oye, @NetflixES tell #Lupin that this season we are also going for you“ the Cantabrian player wrote next to a photograph of the poster.
Lupine sends a message of support to Betis
But what surely neither of them expected is that, in addition to the Netflix account answering them, the actor Omar Sy did it with a video encouraging the team, where they claimed that the thief’s tricks had gotten out of hand and “He almost stole the Betis player”, so he sent them this message: “Hello Sevilla. I have to apologize because it seems that this time Lupin’s techniques have not been correct. And Assane has gone for the wrong Pellegrini. So I can only say: Long live Betis manquepierda! “.
Again, the French actor retweeted this video on his personal account and apologized again: “I am sorry. A priori, Assane was tracking down the wrong Pellegrini “and was again sending strength to the Sevillian team. Undoubtedly a video that has delighted both the team and its fans, who They have not stopped commenting on the pupublication and have made it viral.
In addition, Netflix wrote to both players to tell them that it was “all resolved” regarding their previous messages. Undoubtedly, the platform knows how to take advantage of these situations to promote its series.