Will Ferrell crashes Seattle Seahawks’ virtual meeting, pretends to be Greg Olsen

Seattle Seahawks players got quite a surprise when head coach Pete Carroll held a virtual team meeting Thursday.

Expecting to meet new teammate Greg Olsen, it was actor/comedian Will Ferrell who appeared on the screen instead.

Sporting a No. 12 Seahawks jersey, Ferrell cracked jokes — such as drawing up a special play called “90-go-flywheel Kanye Starburst” and lifting up his shirt to “show off the body of a 36-year-old” — and proclaimed how excited he was to be a member of the team.

The real Greg Olsen, of course, signed a one-year deal with the Seahawks on Feb. 18 after spending the previous nine seasons with the Carolina Panthers.

Ferrell, who attended USC, is an acquaintance of Carroll, the former Trojans football coach.

This virtual meeting bomb wouldn’t be the first time Ferrell — who is also part-owner of Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles FC — impersonated an athlete. In movies, he played a basketball player in “Semi-Pro,” a figure skater in “Blades of Glory” and a NASCAR driver in “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.”

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