How much is it worth?

Nigerians have held debates and conversation on whether it was the real trophy that was on parade in Nigeria and how much it is worth.

Coca-Cola and FIFA kicked off the tour in Russia, host of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and will touch down in a total of 91 cities in 51 countries across six continents before the final.

had exclusive coverage of the tour, flying in the Coca-Cola World Cup Trophy Tour all through their stop in Nigeria.

In Nigeria, only president Muhammadu Buhari because of FIFA guidelines that say that only winners of the tournament and heads of state are allowed to handle the official World Cup Trophy.

All through the tour Nigerians have held debates and conversation on whether it was the real trophy that was on parade in Nigeria and how much it is worth.

The Coca-Cola and FIFA guys insist that the trophy which was paraded in Nigeria is the official one.

But according to FIFA's regulations the official trophy is now given to the winners. When Germnay won it in 2014, they received a bronze replica which is gold-plated rather than solid gold.

How much is it worth?

FIFA World Cup Trophy which was first introduced in 1974 is designed by Italian sculptor Silvio Gazzaniga and depicts two human figures holding the earth.

It is made of 18-carat gold with a malachite base, it stands 36.8 centimetres high and weighs 6.1 kilograms.

The true value of the FIFA World Cup Trophy has never been stated in any currency by a reputable source.

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