The Jules Rimet Trophy, more popularly known as the World Cup trophy, was the original trophy awarded to the winner of the World Cup. The Jules Rimet trophy had an interesting history. During WWII the president of the FIGC hid the trophy in a shoebox under his bed in Rome. One of the most interesting episodes in the trophy’s history happened in England in March 1966, four months before the ’66 World Cup. The trophy arrived in England in January 1966. Apart from a few select publicity events, the trophy was kept at the FA headquarters. In March 1966, a...

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