There are few scenes in sport films more iconic than the end of Rocky’s run around Philadelphia, culminating at the top of the steps in front of the Museum of Art.

On international duty with Chile at the Copa America, their next match will be in Santa Clara California but their last game, the 4-2 win over Panama, took place in the famous city and Alexis wasn’t about to let the opportunity to replicate the scene pass him by:


We have to say, although the original will always be amazing, Alexis looks a lot better in his version than Sly, even if he didn’t manage to gather a crowd to follow him because most of the people in the city probably don’t even know who he is:

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