What is the mascot of the 2018 World Cup in Russia
every world cup will have mascots. For example, at the last World Cup in Brazil, the mascot was an armadillo wearing a 2014 T-shirt; The mascot of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa is the lovely leopard Zakumi with green curly hair. What will be the mascot of the world cup in Russia this year? What does it mean? Come on, dear fans, this article introduces the origin of the mascot of the 2018 World Cup in Russia in detail. Let's watch it together!
zabiwaka, the mascot of the 2018 World Cup in Russia
mentioned this mascot, I believe you will show a confused expression? Never mind. Look down and you'll see. The English name of zabivaka is zabivaka, which is actually a Siberian plain wolf. It also has another name, called the scorer, which also means in Russian. Interestingly, the mascot is designed by Russian college students with reference to the opinions of Russian children. It has a very good overall sense. At the first sight, you will feel zabiwaka's confidence and happiness.
at that time, considering the prototype of the mascot, except the wolf, There are also cats and Amur tigers. These three small animals became the candidates for the mascot. This voting action aroused the positive response of the fans. Finally, more than one million votes were cast. Finally, the happy and free wolf won the first place with 53% of the supporting votes and became the mascot of the 2018 World Cup.
Ronaldo's announcement ceremony
Ronaldo personally announced the birth of this little wolf. On October 22, 2017, after a month of voting, the wolf became the favorite of the fans. FIFA announced on Friday that the wolf became the mascot of the Russian World Cup and named it zabiwaka. When Ronaldo announced it, he said this sentence: I believe fans all over the world will remember zabivaca for a long time, which is enough to show our alien Ronaldo's love for zabivaca.
mascot design process
each mascot has its own long design process, It's like giving birth to life, with choices, difficulties and tension. Until the final successful birth, zabiwaka also has such a long process. As early as 2015, the mascots for the 2018 World Cup began to be collected. At the beginning, wolves, far east leopards, tigers, Firebirds, astronauts, kittens, aliens, bears, warriors and robots were waiting for election. Until the wolf, cat and Amur tiger were finally determined as the final candidates, zabiwaka was successfully "born" after the third online vote.
young player zabiwaka
at the unveiling ceremony, FIFA introduced all kinds of characters and characteristics of zabiwaka, but told the world fans that zabiwaka is the youngest player, which means that football in the world is still in the youngest and most vibrant stage. The young zabiwaka will create more miracles and highlights together with football in the world.
this is also one of the characteristics of zabiwaka, It is also the character of zabiwaka. Although zabiwaka is the youngest player, it does not mean that zabiwaka is impulsive, ignorant and timid. On the contrary, zabiwaka has an extremely fast speed, a spirit of courage, a very smart brain and a cheerful and optimistic spirit.
zabiwaka has the dream of a football star
young player zabiwaka has a big dream, What zabiwaka loves most is playing football. Zabiwaka, who is happy, confident, optimistic, brave and smart, has a big dream, that is to become a football star. Zabiwaka will also make continuous efforts for his dream, be friendly and united with his teammates, and have more brilliance together.
is the same as all previous World Cup mascots, Zabiwaka also has his own mission, that is, at the beginning and after the world cup, to transfer Russian culture to all corners of the world one by one, so that people all over the world can understand Russian culture, and encourage all players to overcome all difficulties with a positive, optimistic and courageous spirit.