FIFA Football World Cup Trophy will be displayed in Seoul next week in the course of the worldwide tour in the lead-up to the event in this year’s edition, the organizers of the tournament announced on Monday.
It is the FIFA Football World Cup Trophy Tour, organized by Coca-Cola, that is scheduled to make a stop in South Korea. for two days, beginning on Wednesday morning at The Hyundai Seoul, a well-known shopping mall located in Yeouido, the western part of Seoul. South Korea is the first Asian destination to be visited during the tour.
FIFA Football World Cup Trophy
FIFA Football World Cup Trophy will then be presented to the public on Wednesday. Paulo Bento, head coach of the South Korean men’s national team, will be in attendance at the event with a couple of South Korea’s greatest footballers, Cha Bum-Kun and Park Ji-sung. A special ambassador from FIFA will be in attendance as well.
The trophy will be accessible to all who visit The Hyundai Seoul on Thursday for football fans to take a closer glimpse of the largest prize in the game.
The FIFA Football World Cup Trophy Tour was established in 2006, and it will be the first time it has visited South Korea since 2014. The tour for this year began in Dubai in May. For the first time, FIFA Football World Cup trophy will travel to the 32 countries that were selected to play in the event. The tour will span a total of 51 nations.
The quadrennial tournament begins on November 20th in Qatar, which is one of the few Middle Eastern countries to host the biggest FIFA Football World Cup event in the world.
In accordance with FIFA rules, the trophy is presented to the winners of the FIFA Football World Cup but remains in FIFA’s hands. The team that wins the tournament keeps the original trophy for a brief period but is then presented with the tournament’s edition trophy, known as “the Winner’s Trophy,” for permanent possession.
The original trophy is constructed of pure gold and depicts two figures of human beings who are holding the globe high. It is sold in gold-plated versions as the date of the tournament, as well as the name of the country hosting the tournament, as well as the champion, will be engraved on it.