Casual socks box set from COPA Football from the official FIFA Classics World Cup collection. The World Cup 1990 - 1994 - 1998 box set contains three different socks featuring the official mascots from the 1990, 1994 and 1998 FIFA World Cups. The official mascots are a set of unique characters for each event. The tradition of official FIFA World Cup mascots started in 1966 at the World Cup in England with a lion named World Cup Willie. Willie was one of the first mascots associated with major sports leagues. The mascots represent a feature of the host country, such as flora, fauna or costume. The characters are aimed at children and coincide with shows and merchandise. During the 1990 World Cup in Italy the famous stick figure football player was the official mascot and during the 1994 World Cup in the United States the dog Striker was the mascot. In France during the 1998 World Cup, the French rooster Footix was the official mascot. The COPA socks are produced in Italy and are made of 85% cotton, 12% nylon and 3% lycra. The soft cotton ensures ultimate comfort.
The FIFA Classics World Cup collection from COPA Football consists of several t-shirts, casual socks and sock box sets which feature the official World Cup posters, emblems and mascots from various World Cup football.