England football team loses World Cup, takes home stray cat instead

While England may have lost in the quarter-finals, they gained a new mascot! The Three Lions’ unofficial fourth member is Dave the Cat, a stray from Qatar. After hanging around the England team, Dave took on team members John Stones and Kyle Walker as his managers, with the pair often posting about Dave.

The team said they’d take Dave home along with the trophy but after their loss to France, they couldn’t leave their lil’ buddy behind. Dave, also known as Big Dave, due to his big appetite, was even brought up in press conferences.

Dave even got a shout-out from England’s highest-ranking feline, Larry the Cat:

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