The most thrilling moment in the life of a sportsperson, athletes, as well as their fans is holding the most valuable trophy in their field. It is equally special for the sports bettors as well. When the team they invested in wins, they too earn money, which makes the moment even more special for them. Whatever the sports or event be, a trophy represents the sacrifice, passion, and hard work they put in for their sports or athletics. Many athletes and sports people dream of that moment and are motivated. Let’s discuss the most famous sports trophies in the world.
- Wimbledon Championship Trophy
This championship will be held at Wimbledon, which is in southwest London. This trophy is one among the four major Grand Slam tennis tournaments which are held every year. This is the only major game that is played on the grass. It will be presented at the famous traditional All England Club and the event features the best-known sports trophies ever. The trophy is made from silver gilt and has a pineapple on its lid. It is one of the oldest trophies in the world of sports.
- Vince Lombardi Trophy
This trophy is named after Vince Lombardi, the renowned NFL coach, who guided the Green Bay Packers to five NFL titles in just seven years. The trophy is bestowed to the Super Bowl winners. For every NFL season, a new trophy will be designed. The cost falls somewhere around $50,000 and it takes about four months to finish the work. Tiffany & Co is behind the making of this trophy and is 22in length and 7lbs in weight.
- Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy
The Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy is also made by Tiffany & Co with a gorgeous design famous for 40 years. The length of the trophy is 2ft and is crafted from sterling silver of 16lbs and is overlaid by 24-carat gold. The design is similar to a basketball dropping into a net and the trophy is awarded at the NBA finals every year to the champions.
- Arctic Curling cup
Arctic Curling cup is known to be the world’s northernmost curling tournament and is a major tournament in the Curling Champions Tour. It takes place in a Round Robin layout. The tournament was a women’s event in 2017 and 2019, while it was a mixed doubles event in 2018 and 2021.
- FIFA World Cup
The FIFA World Cup is made from 18-carat gold and was designed by Silvio Gazzaniga, the legendary Italian sculptor. The value of this trophy is estimated to be around $20 million. It is bestowed to the Soccer World Cup Final match-winner every four years. The length of the trophy is 14.5in and weights about 13.5lbs. The design of the trophy is based on the hands of two athletes holding the whole world as the symbol of victory. The winning country’s name will be engraved on the base of this trophy. It is a well-known trophy among all the awards and trophies in the world.Continue Reading