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VIDEO: Swedish club AIK ditch kids, use pensioners as mascots

This is awesome.

Swedish club AIK replaced child mascots with a handful of their oldest fans in a wonderful gesture.

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The Swedish top-flight team ditched tradition and tried something different this weekend with each player having an elderly fan walking alongside them as they came out of the tunnel for their game against Gefle IF.

It is part of an initiative to promote discounted tickets for senior citizens who also have a free shuttle bus to the stadium from retirement homes.

Take a look at the video above.

This could catch on you know.

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