Goleo VI is the official mascot of the FIFA World Cup™ Germany 2006. It is a lion with a German football shirt with the number 06. It wears no trousers but football shoes. It carries a speaking football called "Pille". The Name has several meanings. At first from his fathers shoutings "Go, Leo, Go!". Furthermore does it implicitly contain the English word goal and at last the spanish "Olé". It got number six, because it was the sixth mascot, which was presented at casting and it is associated with the year of the FIFA World Cup in Germany: 2006.