Presentation on theme: "By Tom and Andrew. The two different trophies There has been 2 different trophies awarded to the winners. The first one was named after the founder of."— Presentation transcript:
By Tom and Andrew
The two different trophies There has been 2 different trophies awarded to the winners. The first one was named after the founder of the World Cup, Jules Rimet. The second, the current trophy, is called the FIFA World Cup Trophy. The Jules Rimet trophy was awarded to Brazil to keep in 1970 because they won it 3 times.
Jules Rimet Jules Rimet was the 3 rd president of FIFA. Jules Rimet was born in 1873 in eastern France. Rimet died at Suresnes in France in 1956, two days after his 83rd birthday. He was also the head of the French Football Federation.
1 st Trophy theft In 1966 before the World Cup in England the Trophy was stolen. The trophy was put on exhibition in Westminster Hall and the next day it was stolen. The man who stole it demanded a ransom of £15,000. The FA went to give him the money but he ran off and was caught. It turned out he was a petty thief who was paid to rob it.
Pickles Pickles is known for finding the Jules Rimet Trophy. He found the Trophy in a package under a bush when walking with his owner. He was a mixed border collie. Pickles died in 1967 when he choked on his leash while chasing a cat.
2 nd Trophy theft In 1983 it was stolen again from the Brazilian FA ‘s headquarters. Brazil had got it to keep 13 years earlier because they had won it 3 times 1958, 1962 and It is believed that it was melted down for money after. The trophy was believed to be stolen by three thieves.