Trophy become one of the important components in a championship. Not even a single championship, sports or other fields do not give a trophy as an appreciation to the winner.
Well this time, we intend to review five trophies which belong to the iconic category in the world of sports. Here are five of the most iconic trophies in the world of sports.
5. Stanley Cup (NHL)
This cup is given to a team that can win the Hockey League in the United States. This cup is made of a mixture of silver and nickel weighing 15.5 kg. This trophy was first introduced at the amateur ice hockey championship in Canada in 1893. The trophy was designed by a Canadian sculptor named Lord Stanley.
4. Webb Ellis Cup (Rugby)
This cup is given to teams that can win world championships in rugby. This cup looks very luxurious. However, this 4.5 kg cup is only plated with silver which is slightly mixed with gold.
This cup was introduced during the rugby world championship in 1987. While the trophy designer is Carrington & Co of London.
3. Wimbledon (Men’s singles Tennis)
The Wimbledon Cup is the third trophy considered to be quite the most iconic trophy in the world. This cup is given to the male tennis player who won the Wimbledon event. This trophy is made of silver with a height of 18 inches. This cup was first introduced in 1887 at the All England Club. This trophy replaces the trophy that has been used for the previous six years.
2. The Ashes (Cricket)
The trophy from cricket is the second most iconic sport trophy in the world. This cup was awarded to the winners of five championships held in England-Australia. This cup is terracotta or reddish-brown. This cup was introduced in 1883-1884. But unfortunately, the trophy maker has not been identified until now.
1. FIFA World Cup Trophy
Who does not know about the World Cup championship? The most prestigious international soccer championship shows a different trophy than the others. Of course, you must agree that the world cup trophy is the most iconic trophy in the sports world.
This trophy was introduced at the 1974 World Cup. The Italian artist, Stabilimento Artistico Bertoni, was the designer of this trophy. In fact, this trophy is very luxurious because it is plated with 18-carat gold.