Star Wars The Force Awakens trailer features Spain stars Juan Mata and Gerard Pique being outwitted by BB-8

Players show off their acting skills

Spanish Football team in Star Wars Ad

Star Wars fever is growing ahead of the impending release of The Force Awakens and it's even beginning to consume the football galaxy.

An array of Spain internationals, including Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata, appear in an advert related to the new film. Mata, Koke, Gerard Pique, Iker Casillas and manager Vincente del Bosque all have the chance to show off their acting skills in the commercial.

Despite the array of football A-listers, they are all upstaged by BB-8, a droid which appears in the upcoming film.

The players are tricked into thinking the spherical robot is a football, only it doesn't move in quite the way it should. Consequently the trophy-laden players are all made to look a little bit foolish and by the end of the advert Casillas is left asking Del Bosque: "Boss, whose side are you on?". See what they did there?

The film is out on December 17 in the UK.

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