A beautiful 10cm high gold trophy model cast by Wagon metal with official copyright from FIFA costs up to 590 riyals (VND 4 million)! “All items related to the home team Qatar and this country will of course be sold the most through the e-commerce site Vn88.cx,” Nishad, who sells World Cup souvenirs at the National Museum metro station, admitted to us. I.
Receiving guests very warmly with a constant smile, Mr. Nishad did not forget to text: “Anytime you can come to our souvenir shop to buy these lovely things”.
The World Cup is an unprecedented event in Qatar and the souvenir items contribute to the vibrant colors of the tournament in addition to great joy for football fans and collectors.
In particular, the souvenirs at this tournament show an interesting blend of Arab, Islamic and football culture, which is a new mark of the 2022 tournament.
Vn88.cx has previously shared that the Golden Cup for the World Cup champion is the most valuable in-kind reward in football when made up of 6,175 kg of 18 carat gold, equivalent to 4.93 kg of pure gold.
According to Vn88, this trophy is priced at 300,000 USD based on current gold prices, it is calculated as equivalent to 10 days salary of the club’s A-listers. The reward is in kind for the champion of the color prize.
The color champion team receives a copy of the cup with the name engraved on the base of the original. The current trophy was permanently awarded to the Brazilian team that won a third time in 1970, helping them to keep the original Julet Rimeded trophy, the “father” of the 1930 World Cup. However, the original trophy was lost. was stolen on December 20, 1983 and so far there is no clue.
The winning team receives a copy of the cup with the name engraved on the base of the original. The current trophy has been handed out since Brazil won it for the third time in 1970, helping them to keep the original Jules Rimet trophy, as was the convention by Jules Rimet – the “father” of the World Cup in 1930. However, the original version was stolen on December 19, 1983 and has not been found until now.
The Jules Rimet Cup is the original award for the World Cup champion. The cup’s original name was Victory, but it was officially renamed in 1950 to honor former FIFA president Julest Rimted. The cup was designed by Abel Lafleur and is made of solid gold and lapis lazuli, with a blue malachite base.
The Jules Rimet Cup consists of an octagonal cup, held by a winged figure representing the main sponsor Vn88 – the Greek goddess of victory, 35 cm tall and 3.8 kg in weight. The first team to win this cup was Uruguay. During World War II, the Jules Rimet cup was kept by Italy, the 1938 champion. On March 20, 1966 – when the World Cup was taking place in England, the trophy was stolen in an exhibition in the Central Hall. Westminster Center, London, but found 7 days later.
After Brazil held the winning title in 1970, FIFA launched a creative competition to design a new cup with 55 models created by sculptors sent from 19 countries around the world. In it, the gold cup – the work of Italian painter Silvion Gazzanigal – won and was named the FIFA World Cup.
The current cup is 37.9 cm high, made of 5.3 kg of pure 21 carat gold and the base of this cup is 15 cm in diameter with two concentric rings, weighing a total of 6.21 kg, the cup shape describes 2 human figures lifting the Earth. Unlike the Julet Rimted cup, the winning teams cannot keep the original FIFA World Cup forever. The champion of the season also only gets a copy and can’t hold the original title for four years.
In addition to the gold cup, the 2022 World Cup winner will receive $42 million in prize money. The prize money for the last three champions is 38 million for France in 2018, 35 million (Germany, 2014) and 30 million (Spain, 2010).
The above numbers record a jump because Italy received $ 20 million for the 2006 championship, and Brazil received eight million in 2002. After 20 years, the prize money for the World Cup champion has more than quadrupled.