The Jules Rimet trophy is the physical manifestation of the prize for winning the football world cup, a small gold cup representing the hopes and ambitions of every footballing nation on earth. It is named after the FIFA president Jules Rimet who in 1929 passed a vote to initiate the competition.
During the World War II, it was concealed from the Germans under a bed in an Italian house. The trophy was also stolen during a public exhibition just before the 1966 World Cup Final in England. The trophy was later found in a dustbin by a dog named "Pickles." The Brazilian team won the trophy in perpetuity in 1970, being rewarded for being the only team ever to have won three World Cups.