List of FIFA Women's World Cup mascots

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This is a list of FIFA Women's World Cup mascots.

World CupMascotDescription
China 1991 Ling Ling [1] A bird-like mascot. [2]
Sweden 1995 FiffiA Viking. [1]
United States 1999 NutmegA fox. [1]
United States 2003 (none)There was no mascot because of the tournament's sudden moving from China to the US, amidst the SARS outbreak. [1]
China 2007 Hua MulanA girl, based on the Chinese tale of Hua Mulan. [3] [4]
Germany 2011 Karla Kick A cat. [5]
Canada 2015 Shuéme A great white owl; her name derives from chouette, French for "owl". [6]
France 2019 Ettie A chicken; she is the daughter of Footix, 1998 World Cup mascot. [7]

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