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How much gold in FIFA World Cup Trophy? | World Cup Trophy market value 2022

 The 2022 Qatar World Cup ends with Argentina as the world champion and Messi getting the coveted World Cup.

 Apart from this, Hernandez won the silver ball as a young footballer, Lionel Messi won the Golden Ball and Martinez won the Golden Ball. And Mbappe got the golden boot for the most goals.

Receiving the Young Player, Golden Ball, Golden Glove and Golden Boot awards respectively, during the Qatar 2022 World Cup
Receiving the Young Player, Golden Ball, Golden Glove, and Golden Boot awards respectively, during the Qatar 2022 World Cup (Getty)

We all have a question: Is the World Cup made of gold? Or made of any metal that looks like gold?

The World Cup Trophy is made of pure gold and measures 36.5 cm tall and 13 cm in diameter and is made of 6175 grams of gold. The trophy is made of 18-carat gold and has malachite branding around the bottom of the trophy.

FIFA World Cup trophy
FIFA World Cup trophy

18 k gold is an alloy composed of 18 parts gold, 5 parts silver, and 1 part copper with an average density of 15.6 gr/cm3.

 It depicts two human figures holding the earth. Gazzaniga describes the trophy as, "Lines emerge from the base, spiraling, expanding to embrace the world. From the extraordinary dynamic tension of the sculpture's short body emerge the figures of the two athletes in a stirring moment of victory."

Messi kisses world cup trophy.
Messi won world cup

The trophy is made by Stabilimento Artistico Bertoni Company, an Italian company.

FIFA World Cup is a solid gold trophy. Two trophies have been used in the football world cup history. The first phase was, Jules Rimet Trophy 1930-1970, and the second phase 1974 to present FIFA World Cup Trophy.

The market value of this trophy is $20 million US dollars or 16.4 million pounds.
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