FIFA 2022: Is the Football World Cup trophy made of gold, its Worth & Weight

As history tells, the Jules Rimet trophy got stolen back in 1970, after Brazil clinched it for the third time.

 Instead, the trophy was stolen, and it had to be replaced with a new one. That's when the current FIFA World Cup trophy gets into football history.

After 53 submissions to FIFA for the new FIFA Men's World Cup trophy, the biggest football entity finally decided which was going to be the final desing for the biggest trophy in football.

For the current FIFA World Cup trophy, Italian designer Silvio Gazzaniga was appointed.

The current FIFA World Cup trophy is made of 13.61 pounds or 30,875 Carats of 18 karat gold, worth approximately $282,141 in 2022.

 It is 14.4 inches tall with a base of 5.1 inches in diameter made of two layers of malachite.

According to Periodic Videos, it is hollow, because if solid, it would weight between 150 and 180 pounds.

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