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PROject: world cup mascots + official soccer ball.

GRoup: 3rd Informatic.


memberS: Francisco López, Belén Chanes, Alicia Fans.

Presentation
Hi, my name is Alicia Fans and my partners´ names are Belén Chanes and Francisco López.
First, we are going to start for the ball that is being used and then we are going to mention the
mascot.
Adidas Telstar 18
The Telstar 18 by Adidas is the name of the ball used in this World Cup.
ZABIVAKA
The official mascot of the 2018 FIFA World Cup is called Zabivaka which means Goal scorer.
It represents an Eurasian wolf called Canis lupus lupus with brown and white fur, and orange goggles.
The combination of white, blue and red T-shirt and shorts are the national colours of the Russian
team.
The student designer is Ekaterina Bocharova, and the mascot was selected by Internet voting.
Now we going to present the World Cup mascots.
1966 / England / World Cup Willie
Willie was a lion, an animal synonymous with Britain and the English national side.
1970 / Mexico / Juanito
Juanito is supposed to represent the average football fan in Mexico.
1974 / Germany / Tip and Tap
The WM means World Cup in German, and the 74 represents the year.
1978 / Argentina / Gauchito
Gauchito received considerable criticism for looking too like Juanito.
1982 / Spain / Naranjito
Naranjito was an orange, the fruit synonymous with Spain.
1986 / Mexico / Pique
Pique was a jalapeño pepper, a food that is part of Mexican cuisine.
1990 / Italy / Ciao
Ciao, a normal Italian greeting, is a stick figure with the colours of the Italian flag and has a football
for a head.
1994 / USA / Striker (The World Cup Pup)
Striker was a dog designed by Warner Brothers. He wore red, white and blue to illustrate the
American flag.
1998 / France / Footix
The cockerel is a traditional symbol of France. He is in the colours of the French flag, and so is the
football he holds.
2002 / South Korea and Japan / Ato, Kaz, and Nik (The Spheriks)
The backstory is that Ato is the coach, Kaz and Nik are the players for a team. Ato is orange and
yellow, Kaz is purple, and Nik is blue.
2006 / Germany / Goleo VI (sidekick / Pille)
The 2006 mascot included Goleo, the lion, and a talking football called Pille.
2010 / South Africa / Zakumi
His name comes from ‘ZA’ which means South Africa, and ‘Kumi’ which is ten in several African
languages.
2014 / Brazil / Fuleco
It is an armadillo, which is in danger of extinction, and his name Fuleco fuses the word football and
ecology in Portuguese.

Thank you very much for listening!

-Francisco López-
-Belén Chanes-
-Alicia Fans-