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The Mascot of 2014 FIFA World Cup

[ 12/11/2013 11:03:04 AM ]    Publishers : Andrew           From Address :     PEBOZ

The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be the 20th FIFA World Cup, an international men’s football tournament, that is scheduled to take place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. It will be the second time that Brazil has hosted the competition, the previous being in 1950. 

The tatu-bola, an armadillo that defends itself from predators by rolling up into a ball, was chosen as the official mascot by FIFA at a ceremony organised by the local organizing committee in September 2012.It was selected from 47 designs created by six Brazilian agencies after market research showed its appeal to the primary target audience of Brazilian children aged 5–12.

Armadillo is living in Brazil, an endangered species in the interior. When armadillo feels external threats, it will shrink in a circle, with shells to protect themselves which is similar to the shape of  football. FIFA and the World Cup organizing committee finalize it as a mascot in 47 designs  which aims to emphasize the importance of environmental and ecological protection, and also consider this image will be easily accepted by the world children

Cristiano Ronaldo ,tvhe former world player and the member of the World Cup organizing committee  introduced the Brazilian World Cup symbol armadillo to audience in the show . The armadillo with blue shell, its back and tail is blue as well., the face and limbs are yellow. It wears a white T-shirt with the words "Brazil’s 2014" and a green shorts which make people assicated with  Brazilian flag colors.