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VIDEO: Vermes, Dwyer, Saad really got SKC rookie with April Fools’ gag

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As Colton Storm sat in a Kansas City cafe — Peter Vermes, his manager, standing before him, lecturing — the Sporting Kansas City rookie saw his professional soccer career flash before his eyes.

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Storm had spent the last few days talking to a girl he met on Instagram, setting up their first date — or so he thought. Rather, Dom Dwyer and Soony Saad, Storm’s professional jokester teammates, had enlisted the help of Vermes and were laying the groundwork for the team’s annual April Fools’ Day prank (below video).

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The gag was expertly crafted, but flawlessly executed above all. This soccer thing is working out pretty well for Vermes, but a fall-back career in Hollywood, featuring overprotective-father phrases like "[Your parents] would not be pleased with this moment” and “I know everything that’s going on in this city,” is there for the taking.

Sporting KC players and coaches have a history of quality April Fools’ Day pranks, as you can see here, and especially here.

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