I choo choo choose Pikachu?? Yes, it seems Pikachu, the lovable Nintendo electric cat thing, is heading to Brazil!

Pikachu is Japan's World Cup mascot for 2014.
The Japan National Football Team has chosen the Pokemon Pikachu as their official mascot for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The pocket monster will be joined by 10 of his fellow Pokemon including the popular Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle.

This sponsorship came about when Adidas and Nintendo reached an agreement and made an official announcement on March 14th.


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