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Last Updated: Friday April 01 2011 16:06 GMT

Fair way to become footie mascot?

Manchester City fan Josh became his club's mascot for the day

Becoming a football mascot

For football fans, a chance to be their team's mascot is a dream come true.

Newsround asked Premier League clubs how kids get to be their mascots - as they all choose in different ways.

Most sides said they give the opportunity to sick children and sponsors. Some give the chance to junior members of the club.

But for many teams it can cost hundreds of pounds to get the chance to lead your players out onto the pitch - some are charging up to £600!

Check out Joe's report to find out more.