The “Summer Marine Discovery,” a Popeye-themed promotion, kicked off on July 7 and runs through the end of August in Hong Kong. Coordinated by LF Asia, this event is located at Gold Coast Piazza, a scenic waterfront area along the beautiful Castle Peak Bay. Featuring character sculpts and colorful backdrops for picture taking and character meet and greets, this venue provides visitors and fans with the chance to marvel at a collection of Popeye memorabilia.
Some of today’s hottest and most talented soccer players are Popeye fans.
Below are several soccer players and World Cup contenders, including Marcelo Vieira (Brazil) and Lionel Messi (Argentina), who have pledged their allegiance to Team Popeye!
Ever wonder what Popeye would look like with a beard? Illustrator Vanja Mrgan reimagines Popeye and a host of recognizable pop culture characters with beards. Clearly, Bluto isn’t the only one who can sport some impressive facial hair. Click here to see more hirsute characters.