Sunday, July 20, 2014

Germany damage a part of the World cup!

Germany’s fourth World Cup trophy will never be quite the same. During the German national team’s raucous celebrationin Berlin after returning home from Brazil, someone had an accident with one of the most coveted prizes in sports. German Football Association (DFB) president Wolfgang Niersbach revealed to German newspaper Die Weltthat a part of the trophy was broken off, but no one knows who is at fault. The trophy is a replicaof the real World Cup trophy that was lifted in Brazil, which contains more than six kilograms of 18-karat gold, is valued at more than $10 million. Translation via ESPN: “At one point, a small piece of our World Cup trophy was chipped off. But do not worry! We have specialists on the case who can fix it. We have investigated persistently who it was that damaged the trophy, but the investigation was concluded without a result.”