Mascot of FIFA Word Cup
[1986 to 2022]
FIFA World Cup official mascots are a series of unique characters for each event. The trend began with the 1966 FIFA World Cup.
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Pique - Mascot of FIFA Word Cup, Mexico 1986
A jalapeNo pepper, characteristic of Mexican cuisine, with a moustache and wearing a sombrero.
Ciao - Mascot of FIFA Word Cup, Italy 1990
A stick figure player with a football head and an Italian tricolore body.
Its name is an Italian greeting.
Striker, World Cup Pup - Mascot of FIFA Word Cup, United States 1994
A dog, a common US pet animal, wearing a red, white and blue soccer uniform with the words "USA 94"
Footix - Mascot of FIFA Word Cup, France 1998
A cockerel, one of the national symbols of France, with the words "FRANCE 98" on the chest.
Ato, Kaz, and Nik - Mascot of FIFA Word Cup, South Korea and Japan 2002
Computer-generated creatures, Ato is the coach while Kaz and Nik are players.
Goleo and Pille - Mascot of FIFA Word Cup, Germany 2006
Goleo is a portmanteau of the words "goal" and "Leo", the Latin word for lion. (football name: Pille)
Zakumi - Mascot of South Africa FIFA World Cup 2010
Zakumi is a leopard, a common animal found in South Africa, with green hair wearing a shirt saying South Africa 2010.
Fuleco - Mascot of FIFA World Cup, Brazil 2014
Fuleco is a Brazilian three-banded armadillo, a IUCN Red Listed species of armadillo.
Russian name Zabivaka which means Eurasian wolf. Designed by student designer Ekaterina Bocharova.
Zabivaka- Mascot of FIFA World Cup, Russia 2018
La'eeb: Mascot of Qatar FIFA Word Cup 2022
A white floating keffiyeh with eyes, eyebrows and an open mouth. Its name is La’eeb, which is an Arabic word meaning "super-skilled player".