Sports commercials are supposed to make us buy anything from beer to cross-trainers. They all have a distinct message that they want to get across so that we go and buy their product.
But once in a while, a commercial will come along that changes the game. It could be funny, serious, emotional or enlightening. It might change the way you view an athlete or a sport altogether.
Any way you look at it, sports commercials are as important to many athletes as their press conferences. It is their way of talking to the people and showing either a lighter side or a little edge.
These images stick in our minds, and when truly good, can be remembered forever.
Here are the top 50 most iconic and memorable commercials in sports history. Feel free to chime in and let me know what you think, and what I left out.