Brisbane, Australia - Russian leader Vladimir Putin has flounced off home from the G20 Summit after a spoof lager commercial sent him up as a 'drongo'.**
The 30 second TV ad aired during Brisbane prime time featuring Vlad as the bore who 'can't stop talking about the economy on a guys night out'.
His worried 'mates' - President Obama and Australia's Tony Abbott - are shown lounging around on an Oz beach swigging lager as Vlad tries desperately to interest them in stuff 'like austerity'.
Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper then calls a couple of recreational 'agony aunts' - who look suspiciously like Warren Buffet and Bill Gates - who diagnose PootyPoot is suffering from 'GFC' - Global Financial Crisis.
The Russian leader is then put straight with a 'Paddle of Rebuke' caution, the universal panacea for mouthing off inappropriately during a game of beach volleyball.
Next year's G20 will be held at a liquor distillery in Pyongyang.
** A no hoper/fool, named after a 1920s Australian racehorse that lost every one of its 37 races