Mascot is the form or shape of objects that can be a person, animal, or other objects that are considered to bring good luck and to enliven the atmosphere of the event being held. A mascot in general represents the public at large from schools, universities, sports clubs, or the development of a commercial product. Each mascot is made will be given a nickname that fit the character of the mascot itself.
The use of the mascot are now expanding to always be used in any sporting event in the world, like the World Cup or the Olympics as part of the promotion of sports events today. The selection of the mascot will be adapted to the character of the event will be made or of the organization, club, or organization that will use the mascot as a means to promote.
For more information about mascot, all of you can visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mascot
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