NFL legend, Coke kid reunite nearly 40 years after iconic Super Bowl ad
PITTSBURGH - "Hey kid, catch!"
It has been nearly 40 years since the iconic Super Bowl commercial featuring a kid with a bottle of Coca-Cola, and Steelers legend "Mean" Joe Greene, captured hearts around the world.
And now, the pair are reuniting ahead of Super Bowl 50.
Greene and an all-grown-up Tommy Okon reunited at a football stadium in Texas, reports CBS Pittsburgh.
People Magazine has a clip of the segment which is slated to air during a Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2016 special on CBS.
The legendary commercial debuted in October of 1979, but gained its fame after airing during Super Bowl XIV in 1980.
"I think the people that created it wrote a great commercial that really tells a story ... that commercial's kind of what Joe is: tough, football player, who's a nice guy," Greene said.
Greene gets sentimental when he and Okon reenact the commercial in the new video.
"Still special, after all these years," he said.
Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2016 will air on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.
Super Bowl 50 is to be broadcast on Sunday, Feb. 7, on CBS.
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