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 By Chris Wright

Braga use Pokemon-themed video to announce new loan signing

When it comes to elaborate player signing videos, few clubs do it better than SC Braga.

Indeed, in the recent past the Portuguese side have taken inspiration from Netflix and even Tinder-style dating apps to welcome their new arrivals on board.

Their latest effort, to confirm that Bruno Viana's loan from Olympiacos has been turned into a permanent deal, saw Braga take pointers from a classic Nintendo game.

The video depicts a tense Pokemon battle between Viana and Braga coach Abel Ferreira, in which the latter emerges victorious by using attacks such as "leadership" and "empathy" -- both of which were super effective!

The young Brazilian defender was duly convinced to sign a five-year contract.

Excellent stuff.

Chris covers the funny side of the game for ESPN FC in the Toe Poke blog.

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