The actor was spotted dribbling the ball around the park, showing off some fancy footwork and sharp moves.
But when it came to busting out the real moves it was over to his stunt double to deliver.
Never taking no for an answer, Toronto producers Simone Urdl and Jennifer Weiss and writer/director John Kalangis were determined to gain the confidence of wary funding agencies and potential distributors and prove that they had what it takes to shoot their feature in a mere 13 days and deliver a quality film on time and on budget.
Sandler's doppleganger filmed a number of scenes which displayed some pretty impressive footie manouvers.
He made a daring tackle for the ball at one point, leg outstretched, before flipping up in the air.
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While many first-time directors opt for the short film route, Kalangis instead decides that short films are too difficult to finance and the material calls for a full-length film.
A disgruntled-looking stunt man acting as Sandler's double was forced to wear a matching long wig with pig tails and a drag outfit of glitzy earrings, little frilled plaid skirt, red cardigan and matching red sandals.
At one point Sandler enjoys a spot of football, risking damaging his pretty red shoes!
Stand in: But when it came busting out the really skillful moves Sandler's stunt double stepped in to film Proving why it's never advisable to play a rigorous game of football whilst wearing a skirt, especially if you're a man, the stunt double flashed off his wares to the world as he flew through the air. In typical Hollywood fashion though, it was Sandler who was given all the kudos, despite his stunt double providing all the skill and hard work.
The comedian filmed scenes where he was hoisted up onto the shoulders of adoring fans, cheering him and taking photos.
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