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Mascot for the 2016 European football championship named Super Victor

Dec 1, 2014 15:20 IST

The mascot for the 2016 European football championship has been named Super Victor. The announcement was made on 30 November 2014.The name for the cartoon character boy dressed as a footballer in blue and white with a red cape and number 16 jersey was preferred to Driblou and Goalix.

The mascot made its first appearance on the pitch of Marseille`s new Velodrome stadium before kickoff of France`s 1-0 friendly victory over Sweden. In 1984, the mascot for the European Championships organised in France was Peno, and the 1998 World Cup mascot was called Footix.

Euro 2016 will take place in France from 10 June 2016 to 10 July 2016.


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