It's the Shperiks!
March 26, 2002 4:22 PM   Subscribe

It's the Shperiks! Those wacky mascots for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Korea-Japan! I can't tell what the heck is going on here, and if it weren't for the upbeat BGM, I'd probably be scared to visit this site again. But it was an interesting little adventure...
posted by Bixby23 (6 comments total)
nice logo.
posted by elle at 7:01 PM on March 26, 2002

"Shperik" sounds like some sort of Kashubian cabbage roll or something... "Have some Slivovits with your shperik!" (It's "Spherik")
posted by rodii at 8:58 PM on March 26, 2002

Yesh, you are most shertainly in the right, friend rodii. I shtand corrected.
posted by Bixby23 at 9:02 PM on March 26, 2002

Holy freaking annoying site. Click on the logo and watch it take over your computer.

On the other hand, I liked the Python-esque referees...
posted by sauril at 9:19 PM on March 26, 2002

Go to this site and click on Mascot Zone to view the official World Cup mascot site in your choice of languages. Can't say the official site makes much more sense than the one linked to above.
posted by EatenByAGrue at 7:35 AM on March 27, 2002

What does having one's pants down about the ankles have to do with enjoying football...oh, wait, never mind.
posted by haqspan at 8:52 AM on March 27, 2002

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