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World News: 2022 World Cup trophy global tour kicks off in Dubai
Updated: 2022-05-13 05:46:12 KST
The World Cup trophy started its global tour on Thursday, starting with a star-studded unveiling in Dubai.
Marking its fifth global tour, the iconic gold trophy will be sent to 53 countries, including - for the first time - all 32 countries that qualified for the 2022 World Cup Finals.
Former Brazilian midfielder Kaka, and former World Cup-winning Spanish goalkeeper, Iker Casillas, joined the ceremony in Dubai.
The tour allows fans to see the trophy up-close and take pictures.
Dating back to 1974, the World Cup Trophy is made of solid gold,
It can only be physically held by certain people, including former winners and Heads of State.
Reporter : matthew@arirang.com