As today is Mario Day - Mar 10, Mar10 - we thought we'd run down some of the best bits of useless trivia on everyone's favourite plumber.

From modest beginnings in the early '80s (when he wasn't even a plumber), Mario has become probably the most recognisable video game character of all time. Whether it's the moustache, the distinctive red hat, or even his voice, Mario has been a part of many childhoods for a generation.

With that in mind, here's some useless trivia.

Take a look.