Mascots

Bayern Munich mascot startles and annoys people on the streets of London

https://www.youtube.com/embed/CIoR-iT3TvU With halloween coming up, Bayern mascot Berni the bear decided to hit the streets of London during the club’s trip to face Arsenal in the Champions League and startle and/or annoy random people. The result is…strange. It seems Berni hasn’t quite grasped the concept of Halloween just yet. Pretending to drive a bus isn’t …

Real Madrid had a crying mascot

(EFE) Real Madrid faced Milan in Shanghai and the pre-match festivities proved all too much for one young mascot. Everything started out well enough for the boy as he walked out with Pepe… But then he must have realized the danger in his midst and wandered off in tears. The Real Madrid players, meanwhile, seemed …

Partick Thistle unveil world’s angriest mascot

It should come as no surprise that the world’s angriest mascot belongs to a Scottish club. With that said, this is Kingsley, a melting star and the physical manifestation of the phrase “u wot m8?” Kingsley was created by artist David Shrigley for the Scottish Premier League club and as Shrigley explains, Kingsley is definitely …

Javier Zanetti charity match features terrifying vegetable monster mascot

Inter legend Javier Zanetti hosted a charity match in Milan, featuring greats from both Milan clubs like Bobo Vieri, Paolo Maldini, Clarence Seedorf, Pippo Inzaghi, Cristian Chivu, and Andriy Shevchenko. But in addition to all these wonderful footballers, there was an abomination of nature — some kind of vegetable monster named Foody. Foody is the official mascot …

Having your kid be a Premier League mascot can be expensive

Accompanying your favorite Premier League club onto the pitch before a match is surely a dream for many children (and adults, for that matter), but how does an eager to please parent make that happen? In some cases by paying through the nose (a.k.a. the official payment method of the Premier League). From the Guardian: …

The Mascots are More than They Seem

To maximize soccer’s global reach, mascot design is simultaneously becoming more calculated and daring By Daniel Nyari | Photo via Équipe de France de Football[I]t’s mascot season. The 2015 Copa América and Euro 2016 both unveiled their mascots last week. Earlier this year, Canada also revealed the mascot for the 2015 Women’s World Cup. All three …