The EURO 2012 mascots Slavek (L) and Slavko pose in front of the Palace of Culture in Warsaw April 20, 2012. (Trophy - Euro 2012)
Ukrainian soccer players Oleg Blokhin and Andrei Shevchenko stand near the UEFA EURO 2012 official mascots as they are presented during an unveiling ceremony in Warsaw. The names of the twins, Slavek & Slavko were determined by fans. Voters choose between three sets of names: Slavek & Slavko, Siemko & Strimko or Klemek & Ladko. Excellent choice, Euro fans.
The Euro 2012 mascots Slavek (L) and Slavko take part in the presentation ceremony of the Euro 2012 trophy before a parade through the streets of Kiev. Kiev is set to host the final match of the Euro 2012 soccer tournament.
Larger than life
Slavek and Slavko are much taller than your average Ukranian, though that hair helps quite a bit.
UEFA's jovial mascot combo was designed to entertain the younger audience.
Raise the roof
We assume the rest of the world is as excited for Euro 2012 as Slavek and Slavko are!
Now and later
Slavek and Slavko may be the mascots for the 2012 Euro tournament, but they represent the thounsands of young soccer players who dream of playing in Euro 2016, 2020, and beyond.
Poised for greatness
With excitement at an all time high for this years Euros, Slavek and Slavko have spent plenty of time practicing their signature poses.
Slavek and Slavko action figures and stuffed animals will be just a few of the many souveniers sold in Poland during Euro 2012.