For any athlete, spotlighting their country on any international stage will be the dream. The outline for any sporting career will be lifting the most prestigious sports trophy for their country.
The trophies any athlete represents will be priceless for them. GamePlan Today will take you on a virtual tour of the world’s expensive trophies and how they are made with their worth.
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FIFA World Cup Trophy for Football
The world’s most expensive & prestigious trophy is FIFA World Cup Trophy. It was awarded to the FIFA World Cup Winners. The winning country’s name was engraved on the bottom of that trophy.
Its height is 37cms and weighs about 6kg. It was made from 18-carat gold. The total worth of this trophy was 20 million dollars.
Woodlawn Vase for Horse Riding
The Woodlawn Vase Trophy will be presented to the Preakness Stakes winners annually. This trophy was created in 1860 by Tiffany & Company of New York. The Woodlawn Vase Trophy was 1st awarded in 1861.
Its height is 91cms and weighs about 13kg. It was made from solid sterling silver. The total worth of the Woodlawn Vase was 2.5 million dollars.
Borg Warner for Motorsport
The biggest trophy in the sport is the Borg-Warner Trophy. The trophy will be awarded to the Indianapolis 500 winners. It was 1st presented in 1936. The trophy will be inscribed with every winner’s name, year of victory with average speed.
It was known as Baby Borg since 1988. Its height is 163cm and weighs about 45kg. It was made from hollow Sterling Silver. The net worth of this trophy was 1.3 million dollars.
FA Cup for Football
The FA Cup trophy was presented to the worlds’ oldest association football competition winners. The tournament began in 1872. Since the beginning, there have been 5 trophies.
Its height is 61.5cm and weighs 6.3kg. It is made from solid sterling silver. Its total worth was 1,000,000 dollars.
Stanley Cup for Ice Hockey
The oldest existing trophy that will be awarded to a professional sports franchise is Stanley Cup. This Cup became the premier prize.
Its height is 89.5cms and weighs about 15.5kg. It is made from a mixture of silver & nickel alloy. It costs about $650,000.
Vince Lombardi Trophy for American Football
This is the only trophy in this GamePlan Today blog that will be recreated every year for presenting it to the winning team. This is the 2nd trophy on our list to be designed & created by Tiffany & Company, New York.
Its height is 56cms and weighs about 3.2kg. It is made from solid sterling silver. Its worth was $50,000.
ICC World Cup Trophy for Cricket
The ICC World Cup Trophy shall be presented to the Final World Cup Cricket winners. It takes place every 4 years. The original trophies will be kept in the Dubai office by International Cricket Council.
Its height is 65cms and weighs about 11kg. It is made from gold and sterling silver. The net worth of this trophy is $30,000.
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