09/27/2014 04:17 pm ET Updated Sep 27, 2014

Breathtaking Nike Ad Proves Love Of Basketball Transcends Borders, Reigns Supreme In Philippines

Basketball has often been called the most popular sport in the Philippines. Even the country's best-known athlete, boxing champ Manny Pacquiao, is a big fan and plans to play hoops professionally.

Now Nike has captured the passion in a recent ad. From rural outposts to gritty urbanscapes, the spot offers a visual banquet of a national obsession, all done to a spoken-word version of "My Way."

While few followers of basketball need a reminder of its global reach, Nike has a knack for bringing it home.

h/t Creativity Online