What is called the World Cup Soccer

What is called the World Cup Soccer


  • 1 His idea of ​​the invention of the World Cup
  • 2 Label World Cup Soccer
  • 3 Some facts about the World Cup
  • 4 References

His idea of ​​the invention of the World Cup

French sports activist is Jules Rimet the owner of the idea of ​​the invention of the World Cup football; After he Rimet credited with organizing the first regular national football in France in 1910, and then the establishment of the French Football Federation in 1919, and after his arrival as a member of the National Commission of the Federation of Football and during the Olympic Games in 1920 put Rimet first idea to create a special international football tournament across the world; Where he saw that the Organization of the International Federation of Football is able to organize international tournaments their own, [1] which was not expected by any of the seven unions that founded the Organization of FIFA in 1904. [2]

Was able Rimet after his tireless efforts nominate a special committee of the organization, FIFA is concerned with studying the possibility of holding a world championship in football in 1926, and at its meeting held in 1928 in Amsterdam, the Organization of FIFA voted by a majority of its members to establish a championship, global game of football once every four years, and in the subsequent year, it was agreed that the first championship held in 1930 in the State of Uruguay; Which was the champion of the Olympic sport of football over the years 1924 to 1928, and Uruguay had made an offer to pay all the costs of travel and accommodation for the teams that will compete at the World Championship. [1]

Naming World Cup Soccer

Over the name of the World Cup tournament with many of the labels since invented and set up the first time in 1930; Where the name of this tournament at the Cup victory was invented (in English: Victory) have remained until this label list in 1946; The year in which changed its name in which to become Cup Jules Rimet relative to the name of the FIFA president Jules Rimet, which is the spiritual father of the championship and the owner of the idea of ​​founding, this has been the cup made of silver and gold plated with a base made of lapis lazuli, has been portrayed to represent Nike (in English: Nike ) which is the goddess of victory in Greece, and in 1974 was renamed Cup Jules Rimet to become the world Cup football tournament, this has remained the name accredited for this tournament until this time. [3]

Some facts about the World Cup

The following shows some facts about the World Cup football and dealing with many of the events that have passed the trophy since the founding of the tournament to this day: [4]

  • The rise in the first trophy of the championship 35 cm, and weighs 3.8 kg.
  • Brazil retained a copy of the trophy after winning it for the third time in 1970.
  • Was assigned to the Italian artist Silvio Gazzaniga design a new cup for the tournament instead delivered to Brazil, the Italian artist has a new glass-making height of 36.5 and weighs 6.2 kg, it is made entirely of 18 carat gold.
  • Stolen copy Cup Jules Rimet in 1983 and retained by the Brazilian football federation as a result of the victory of Brazil, the tournament three times, disappeared Cup final and has never recovered, and then one of the Brazilian companies presented a similar version of the Union of Brazilian football as a substitute for those that have been stolen . [5]
  • FIFA decided that the World Cup will be used in all versions of the tournament and forever; In other words, the team will not be able to achieve three times the tournament to keep the original trophy; Where they will be given a glass replica made of silver and gold-plated only.


  • ^ أ ب "Jules Rimet : The Father of the World Cup", www.fifa.com, Retrieved 5-4-2020. Edited.
  • ↑ Sunday Moulton, "World Cup Soccer: History & Facts"، study.com, Retrieved 5-4-2020. Edited.
  • ↑ Wikipedians, FIFA World Cup, Page 32. Edited.
  • ↑ "About: The World Cup Trophy", englishenglish.biz, Retrieved 4-4-2020. Edited.
  • ↑ "the World Cup", www.topendsports.com,28-1-2020، Retrieved 5-4-2020. Edited.


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