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Official World Cup mascot Fuleco has been a very naughty boy

The armadillo was caught on camera getting down and dirty with some scantily-clad ladies.

Image: Victor R. Caivano/AP/Press Association Images

THERE WAS PLENTY of controversy when FIFA unveiled the official mascot for the 2014 World Cup. It was an armadillo called Fuleco. But many criticised the decision as the animal is so close to extinction because of illegal hunting.

How ironic then that the colourful fella was doing some illegal hunting of his own at a recent fan festival, taking full advantage of the, ahem, enthusiastic female dancers that joined him on stage.

According to the official FIFA website, Fuleco is fourteen years-old so he’s obviously just dealing with some rampant hormones at the moment.

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Eoin O'Callaghan

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