Orlando City's Brek Shea makes 'The Nutcracker' cameo with Orlando Ballet

It's not every day you see a professional soccer player called on stage to help out a critically acclaimed ballet company. But that's what happened to Brek Shea on Thursday night.

Orlando City SC's charismatic winger joined several local television personalities to help the Orlando Ballet fill out their ranks on the opening night of their weekend run of “The Nutcracker,” donning full costume and makeup for cameo roles in the timeless holiday favorite.

An accomplished artist in his own right, Shea has always been known for his unconventional fashion sense and quirky approach to life in general. But Thursday's stage outfit was extravagant even by his standards:

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