TIME 2014 World Cup

Photos: World Cup Trophy Replicas From Around the World

Many soccer enthusiasts around the world sport the jerseys of their favorite World Cup teams, but only the most committed fans own a replica of the tournament’s grand prize: the FIFA World Cup Trophy.

The photos in this gallery feature trophy replicas owned by fans from different nations—some of the trophies have been hand-crafted, made out of materials such as gypsum and clay. The current version of the World Cup Trophy conferred on the tournament’s winner was introduced in 1974, and is made of 18-carat gold. The coveted statue, which depicts two people holding up the Earth, is 36.8 centimeters high and weighs 6.1 kilograms.


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