Japanese National Football Team, more popularly known as “Samurai Blue” are headed to Brazil to participate in this year’s biggest sports extravaganza, the 2014 FIFA World Cup and they have received much support from a certain electrifying icon of Japanese subculture, Pikachu from Pokemon.
The electric mouse Pokemon can be seen donning Japan’s signature blue jerseys in various merchandise like plushies, caps, candies, T-shirts and sports towels and scarfs. Some of them are even from global sporting goods giant, Adidas.
Kids can even proudly show their support for Japan during their 2014 World Cup campaign by wearing these Samurai Blue jerseys featuring Pikachu
Here are some other Samurai Blue merchandise featuring Pikachu.
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Pikachu shows his support for Japan"s National Football Team, Samurai Blue, for the FIFA World Cup