In Paderno Dugnano, a little city in Milan’s rural areas, is a pink-walled factory that mixes in among the numerous others. Such an apparently common place is the place where sports magnificence becomes alive. Regardless of Italy not meeting all requirements for the 2018 World Cup, the nation will at present be spoken to as the famous trophy.
GDE Bertoni began as a little shop in Milan’s downtown area in the mid 1900s and would in the long run turn into the pre-prominent maker and producer of cups, medals and trophies. Acquiring the business from his dad in-law, Eugenio Losa set up Bertoni in 1938, and keeping in mind that the organization has developed and moved out to suburbia, it has held its craftsman logic. Notwithstanding making Olympic awards for Rome 1960 and Moscow 1980, the organization is the authentic producer (among numerous others) of the Olympic Order, FINA and FIVB medals, Qatar Emir Cup, Arabian Gulf Cup, African Nations Championship, African Cup of Nations, UEFA European Championship trophy, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Supercup and UEFA Champions League.
The FIFA World Cup, 36.8 centimeters (about 15 inches) of gold brilliance with two stripes of green malachite at its base, was planned in 1970 by craftsman Silvio Gazzaniga. That year, Brazil won the Jules Rimet Cup for the third time, acquiring perpetual responsibility for trophy, driving FIFA to design and make another prize.
To pick the better and brighter one, FIFA formally reported a competition in which 53 distinct works from around the globe were displayed and the Milan stone worker’s proposition was picked. As described by Gazzaniga himself, the cup represents the joy and the greatness of the athlete at the moment of victory, with two stylized athletes cheering and holding up the globe.
The first gold World Cup is property of FIFA and displayed just amid a chosen few events; at regular intervals, Bertoni gives an indistinguishable metal body duplicate that is given to the triumphant football team.
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