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  Jules Rimet Trophy - the World Cup
The trophy was originally just known as the 'World Cup' or 'Coupe du Monde' but it was renamed in 1946 after the FIFA president Jules Rimet who organized the first tournament.
This trophy was designed by a French sculptor, Abel Lafleur, as a Goddess of Victory holding an octagonal vessel in her outstretched hands.
The trophy was stolen from a display box in the headquarters of the Brazilian Football Association in Rio on 20 December 1983, and was probably melted down afterwards.
www.topendsports.com /events/worldcupsoccer/world-cup.htm   (584 words)

  Jules Rimet: The man who kicked off the World Cup - Independent Online Edition > Profiles
Rimet was born in Haute-Saone in eastern France in 1876.
Rimet and others were instrumental in developing the game in France and in the first efforts to create a world football body, the Federation International de Football Association in 1904.
Jules Rimet was nominated for the Nobel Prize in 1956 but was rejected by the Norwegian jury.
news.independent.co.uk /people/profiles/article625122.ece   (1669 words)

It needed all perseverance of two French-men, Jules Rimet, elected President of FIFA in 1921, and Henri Delaunay, Secretary-General of the French Football Federation, to turn what was for a long time a untopian idea into reality.
This famous "Jules Rimet Cup" was first stolen in London in 1966, then recovered.
Brazil retained the trophy in Chile in 1962, and their third victory in Mexico in 1970 saw them win the Jules Rimet trophy for keeps.
www.worldcupsoccer.com /hist.htm   (1034 words)

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 TheFA.com - J is for Jules Rimet
The Jules Rimet Trophy was the original prize for winning the FIFA World Cup, and was lifted by England captain Bobby Moore following victory over West Germany in the 1966 final.
Pickles discovered the trophy wrapped in newspaper under a garden hedge in south London whilst out on a walk with his owner, and is therefore forever linked with England's famous triumph.
The Jules Rimet Trophy was won outright by Brazil in 1970 after their third World Cup triumph, with the current trophy first presented in 1974 to champions West Germany.
www.thefa.com /England/SeniorTeam/NewsAndFeatures/Postings/England_AtoZ_J.htm   (377 words)

 World Cup 2002 - ABC Sport
The sculptor has not made a fortune from the trophy - he was an employee of the Bertoni company at the time of its design and has watched the firm expand massively on the back of the publicity from his work.
It was renamed after Jules Rimet, the long-serving FIFA president and driving force behind the World Cup, in 1946 and had a fairly uneventful career until just prior to the 1966 finals in England when it was stolen from a display in London.
A new Jules Rimet replica trophy made of 1.8 kilos of pure gold was commissioned and presented to Brazil's president in 1984.
abc.net.au /worldcup2002/items/s594491.htm   (1024 words)

 Gulf Times – Qatar’s top-selling English daily newspaper - Sport
Brazil were the first to take possession of that trophy in 1970 when it won the World Cup for the third time, but 13 years later the Rimet Trophy was stolen and has probably been melted down by the thieves.
Before that, in 1966, the trophy disappeared during an exhibition in London but was later recovered by a dog named Pickles, securing him a place in the annals of canine legends.
Fifa showed off the trophy, which is insured for about 400,000 euros, to the public for the first time during a tour of 21 German cities.
www.gulf-times.com /site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=96170&version=1&template_id=49&parent_id=29   (753 words)

 News | TimesDaily.com | TimesDaily | Florence, AL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Jules Rimet Trophy, originally named Victory, but later renamed in honour of former FIFA president Jules Rimet, was made of gold plated sterling silver and lapis lazuli and depicted Nike, the Greek goddess of victory.
The Jules Rimet Trophy was taken to Uruguay for the first FIFA World Cup aboard the Conte Verde, which set sail from Villefranche-Sur-Mer, just south of Nice, on June 21, 1930.
The trophy was kept in a cabinet with a front of bullet-proof glass, but a rear made of wood was pried open with a crowbar.
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 The Trophy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The original world cup trophy was called "Jules Rimet Cup".
It was named after the French president of FIFA, Jules Rimet in 1950.During the war Jules Rimet hid the world cup under his bed in France throughout the second world war in case the Germans found it and melted it down.
The sculpture who was commissioned by FIFA to create the first trophy for the world cup was called Abel Lafleur, he was French.
atschool.eduweb.co.uk /laurelhs/Pupils/WorldCup/trophy.htm   (164 words)

 English Reading Comprehension - Comprensión de lectura en inglés
The Brazilian team won the trophy for the third time in 1970, and were rewarded by being allowed to keep it in perpetuity.
FIFA's regulations now state that the trophy, unlike its predecessor, cannot be won outright: the winners of the tournament receive it on loan for four years and receive a replica to keep.
Jules Rimet was the name of the FIFA president who decided to start the competition.
www.saberingles.com.ar /reading/world-cup2.html   (657 words)

 Federation Internationale de Football Association
The World Cup trophy in use today was designed by Silvio Gazzaniga (and submitted by Bertoni of Milan, Italy), after the original Jules Rimet Trophy was retired and awarded to Brazil, the first team to have won three World Cup championships (1970 in Mexico).
The Jules Rimet statuette, named in honor of the FIFA president who initiated the World Cup tournament, was designed by a French sculptor, Abel Lafleur, as a Goddess of Victory holding an octagonal vessel in her outstretched hands.
The Jules Rimet Trophy was hidden under a bed in Italy during World War II to protect it from the invading forces, and then was stolen from a public exhibit just prior to the 1966 World Cup in England.
www.cartage.org.lb /en/themes/Sports/football/fifa.html   (2668 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In 1948, the trophy's name was changed to Jules Rimet Trophy to honor the founder and FIFA President of the World Cup Soccer Games Jules Rimet.
Although there is a rumor that the trophy was melt into gold bars and sold, the rumor has been not confirmed as of yet.
The FIFA has the trophy in its permanent possession and a duplicate is awarded to the champion in each FIFA World Cup.
language.chinadaily.com.cn /focus/worldcup/cup/jules.html   (292 words)

 CBC.ca - Sports - World Cup 2006 - Stars - 1970 Mexico
All of Azteca stood as Alberto collected the Jules Rimet trophy for the last time while a tearful Pele was hoisted on the shoulders of his teammates.
The Jules Rimet Trophy, awarded to the winner of the World Cup, became the permanent possession of Brazil following the 1970 tournament - FIFA guidelines stipulated that a country kept the trophy in perpetuity once it won a third World Cup.
The trophy, officially renamed in 1946 to honour FIFA president Jules Rimet, stood 35 centimetres in height and weighed 3.8 kilograms.
www.cbc.ca /sports/worldcup2006/history/events/1970.html   (2055 words)

 Papipoul's Blog - FOX Sports Blogs
es Rimet was president of the French Football Federation from 1919 to 1945 and third FIFA head from 1921 to 1954.
Under Monsieur Rimet's tenure, two major achievements 1) the first Football World Cup in 1930 (above) and 2) the Jules Rimet Trophy that was named in his honor(on the right side).
For some reasons, it was reported that Jules Rimet has a fondness for kippers.
community.foxsports.com /blogs/Papipoul/Wikipedia_the_free_encyclopediaFIFAAssociation_Football_PortalAFCCAFCON/67495   (975 words)

 FIFA World Cup
Winning the orginal Jules Rimet trophy once in 1954 & the first winners of the new trophy at home in 1974, they went on to win it again in 1990.
After winning the orginal Jules Rimet trophy in 1958, 1962 & again in 1970, Brazil were allowed to keep the trophy as they had won it 3 times.
England the inventors of the game have only claimed the trophy once & that was back in 1966 when Geoff Hurst scored the only ever hat-trick in a world cup final to claim the Jules Rimet for England in a packed Wembley Stadium.
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 Faking It: World Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In 1970, the trophy was given to Brazil after their third championship and retired.
After 1970, a new trophy, known as the FIFA World Cup Trophy, was created and will not be retired until it's been filled with the names of winning nations by 2038.
What the trophy was doing there and how a dog could smell it are beside the point the Cup was returned in time for the English to hoist it after their victory in the final.
www.dose.ca /toronto/thrive/story.html?id=8cbb029b-df38-45de-b86c-ad870b926f04   (859 words)

 Soccer365   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Whoever wins the World Cup this year may only be allowed to keep the trophy for six weeks after a FIFA official revealed that football's world governing body fears the trophy may be stolen.
However, spokesman Thomas von Ubrizsy, who is in Ecuador with the trophy as part of the 'FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour', claimed there would be a change in the rules.
The Jules Rimet Trophy, the predecessor of the current World Cup, was stolen twice.
www.soccer365.com /EUROPEAN_NEWS/Premiership/page_99_114025.shtml   (243 words)

 Long Island Press: Long Island Newspaper, News, Entertainment, Real Estate, Classifieds, Automotive, Weddings, Business ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The solid gold trophy, usually only seen by the public on TV, will be on show in 31 cities in 28 countries ahead of the 2006 World Cup finals in Germany.
The trophy was designed by Silvio Gazzaniga and awarded for the first time at the 1974 finals.
The original Jules Rimet trophy was won outright by Brazil when they won the competition for the third time in 1970.
www.longislandpress.com /reuters/3_ds_15803.php?show=media   (280 words)

 Italian sculptor wants World Cup back
Milan-born Gazzaniga, who sculpted the FIFA World Cup Trophy after its predecessor -- the Jules Rimet Trophy -- was won outright by Brazil in 1970, is naturally rooting for the Italians and wants them to bring the cup home.
The trophy, created by Gazzaniga, is made of 18-carat solid gold, is 36.8cm high and weighs 6.175 kg.
On how it feels to lift the trophy in hand, the artist said it was pure joy but added that the feeling would be stronger in the players.
in.rediff.com /sports/2006/jun/29italy1.htm?zcc=rl   (310 words)

 What's the world cup really worth?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
As one of the most recognisable trophies in sport, the cup has been stolen twice, once in Brazil and once in England, where it was famously found by a dog named Pickles.
The current FIFA World Cup trophy was commissioned by the sport’s governing body for the 1974 competition after the original Jules Rimet Trophy was awarded to Brazil for winning their third world title four years previously.
The trophy was designed by Italian, Silvio Gazzaniga, and is made of solid 18 carat gold weighing 4,970 grams, with a base containing two layers of semi-precious malachite.
www.lloyds.com /News_Centre/Features_from_Lloyds/whats_the_world_cup_really_worth.htm   (664 words)

 World Cup History Page - All about the World Cup history
In 1950 the statuette was named the Jules Rimet Cup after its founder.
It was a trophy passed on to each winner and the team to win the tournament three times got to keep it (Brazil achieved this in 1970).
After each tournament the name of the winning country and the year of their World Cup victory are engraved in the bottom side of the trophy.
www.worldcup.isn.pl /en/cups.htm   (329 words)

 Brazil in the 1970 World Cup
The Jules Rimet Trophy, which costed so much to conquer, was stolen, melted, and disappeared forever.
The trophy was stolen NOT by an international gang, after a meticulous planning; instead, the job was done by three low class thieves, who made their planning around the table of a bar.
In brief: CBF, the Brazilian Football Confederation, had ordered a replica of the trophy; however, in 1983, the replica was guarded in a coffer, and the original was exposed to the public.
www.v-brazil.com /culture/sports/world-cup/1970-Mexico.html   (1661 words)

 BBC ON THIS DAY | 20 | 1966: Football's World Cup stolen
The trophy was to be the centre-piece of the World Cup tournament being hosted by Britain later this year.
The Jules Rimet trophy is named after a French lawyer who was a president of FIFA and initiated the World Cup competition in 1929.
But the trophy was eventually found by Pickles, a mongrel dog, out for a walk with his owner, on 27 March in south London.
news.bbc.co.uk /onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/20/newsid_2861000/2861545.stm   (418 words)

 Soccer Articles at Instant Action Sports
The Brazilian team won the trophy for the third time in 1970, and were rewarded by being allowed to keep it in perpetuity.
The replacement trophy, officially known as the FIFA World Cup Trophy, was first presented at the 1974 World Cup.
FIFA's regulations now state that the trophy, unlike its predecessor, cannot be won outright: the winners of the tournament receive it on loan for four years and receive a replica to keep.
www.instantactionsports.com /sports-betting-articles/soccer31.html   (517 words)

 Pickles the Dog - Icons of England
There was also Pickles, without whom there may not have been a trophy for Bobby Moore and teammates to lift that summer.
The Jules Rimet trophy had been stolen while on public display at an exhibition in Westminster in March.
The Jules Rimet trophy was stolen from an exhibition display just prior to the 1966 World Cup.
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 World Cup History
Uruguay became the first winners of the World Cup in 1930 with a 4-2 victory against Argentina and they were also the first host nation to lift the Jules Rimet trophy.
Brazil won their first Jules Rimet trophy at the six time of asking with a 5-2 victory against hosts Sweden despite going a goal behind.
The Brazilian team went on to beat Germany in the final and claim their fifth Jules Rimet trophy, a World Cup record.
football.ladbrokes.com /world-cup-history   (1092 words)

 FT.com / Arts & Weekend / Sport - Solid gold mystery awaits the final whistle
The French football official Jules Rimet commissioned the trophy from the French sculptor Abel Lafleur for the first World Cup in 1930.
Now there were two Jules Rimet trophies: the real one and the replica, identical to the layman’s eye.
In 1983 the Jules Rimet was stolen from the Brazilian FA’s headquarters.
news.ft.com /cms/s/87e8256e-cbcc-11da-a7bf-0000779e2340.html   (1012 words)

 Football (Soccer) World Cup Trophy @ SPORT.y2u.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Originally called simply the World Cup or Coupe du Monde, it was renamed in 1946 to honour the FIFA President Jules Rimet who in 1929 passed a vote to initiate the competition.
During a public exhibition just before the 1966 World Cup Final in England the trophy was stolen, but was found just seven days later, wrapped in newspaper at the bottom of a suburban garden hedge in Norwood, South London, by a dog named "Pickles".
It is not known whether FIFA will retire the trophy after all of the name plaques at the base are filled in; this will occur after the 2038 World Cup.
y2u.co.uk /sub028_Sport/Football_World_Cup/Wc_Football_World_Cup_Trophy.htm   (529 words)

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