FIFA World Cup trophy unveiled in Lahore

FIFA World Cup trophy unveiled in Lahore

Lahore (Staff Report): The iconic FIFA World Cup trophy went on display in Lahore on Saturday.

France's World Cup-winning former footballer Christian Karembeu accompanied the trophy on the Pakistan leg of its World Tour.

The trophy will remain in Lahore for a day.

The FIFA World Cup trophy, introduced in 1974, is made of 18 karat gold with a malachite base, and stands 36.8 centimetres high and weighs 6.1 kilograms. The trophy depicts two human figures holding up the earth.

In May 2018 the trophy will return to Russia for a final tour of the host country.

The FIFA World Cup will run from June 14 to July 15, 2018.