World Cup Willie The First & Greatest World Cup Mascot
What is you favourite memory of the1966 World Cup year?Geoff Hurst's goal(or no goal),kenneth Wolsteholmes "they they think it's all over."Or could it be England's "12th Lion," World Cup Willie!We all have our memories, but some of us believe Willie helped England to glory that year.He was used to promote the tournament, and could be found everywhere.So how well is Willie remembered now?
World Cup Willie may not be as famous as Sir Alf, Sir Geoff or Sir Bobby,but famous he is. For Willie was the first ever World Cup mascot.Emblazoned in a Union Jack shirt and shorts, the patriotic lion with a Beatles haircut,and boots that made him look like he was "bovvered" strode to the same success as the newly crowned World Champions England.
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