Quiz! Can you name every World Cup mascot ever?

Michel Platini et Footix, l'oiseau mascotte de la Coupe du Monde de football 98, lors du lancement d'une loterie organisée par la Française des Jeux, le 24 novembre 1997, Paris, France.
(Image credit: William STEVENS/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

You have 10 minutes to pick 15 mascots – there are five decoys.

Remember to tweet your scores @FourFourTwo (opens in new tab), and challenge some friends while you're at it.

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That guy in the photo above. He's not the mascot. That's Michel Platini: he's standing next to the mascot.

But of course, we're not going to tell you what the mascot is called. That's your job today.

This was a brand new introduction for the 1966 World Cup in England – and frankly, we're not sure how they managed at tournaments before without one. Everyone has their favourite and everyone remembers their first. 

How carefully have you paid attention to them over the years, though?

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Mark White
Staff Writer

Mark White has been a staff writer on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, writing pieces for both online and the magazine. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also been to the FA Cup and League Cup finals for FFT and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He once saw Tyrone Mings at a petrol station in Bournemouth but felt far too short to ask for a photo.