الجمعة، 6 يناير 2017
The anatomy of a trophy
fifa.noJSVideoMessage Trophies are prized possessions, clung to dearly by those talented and fortunate enough to reach the pinnacle of their chosen profession. A trophy can often become the centrepiece of an event, with players in varying FIFA World Cup™ Finals walking out past the iconic sculpture, be it at senior men’s, women’s or at the varying age group category World Cups throughout FIFA’s portfolio. Thus, the trophy itself becomes the goal, symbolising as it does the victory and ultimate success of a team’s endeavour to reach the very top.
What then, for individuals? The Best FIFA Football Awards™ will honour the elite footballers and coaches from across planet football, and a suitably symbolic and iconic trophy is needed to represent the highest individual honours in the sport.
FIFA, therefore, commissioned the design of a new trophy to honour The Best. The trophy, with identical versions for both men’s and women’s players and coaches, has a shape which resembles the iconic Wo..