Pekka Odriolozo - Representative, FIFA
"It was designed in the early 1970's. The trophy was won a third time by Jules Rimet a previous World Cup winner. The Trophy weighs over 6 kilograms, 36.7 centimeter high and it is the World Cups original Trophy. Those who win the Championship gets a replicia. After a nine-month tour across ninety countries, The World Cup Trophy FIFA arrived in Belize in a private aircraft. "
Michael Bowen, CEO, Bowen & Bowen Ltd.
"I'd like to thank the Coca- Cola and the FIFA for picking Belize to bring the World Cup to our Country. In partnership between Coca-Cola and FIFA it makes every event happen. It is very amazing to be part of this experience of these two strong brands and how they'd helped our lives of our families." In 2010, Spain won the tenth nation to have its name engraved based on the trophy at Rio, Janeiro, Brazil where the next FIFA will take place.
Hon. Herman Longsworth - Minister of State/Sports
"I thank the Coca Cola and FIFA for having to put the countries that gem for sports. It is very Privilege On Behalf of the Government and the people of Belize. In My opinion the primary vehicle which can move our society, football being the main, popular sport in Belize. As a Minister of Sports I am very happy about what I see. I believe if we play intergal part a primary role will make us move foward. The tour started in South Africa and will visit as many Countries a total of ninety countrys."
Coca-Cola Representative Brad Ross :
"In Rio de Janiero, Brazil 12 of September, we launched a host over the next Ninety months, Well be travelling with the trophy in the coming Ninety Countries. The longest journy the trophy had reached is a Hundred and forty- nine thousand kilometer, which makes three half times around the circumference of the earth. It is about giving as many people the oppurtunity and particiaption on experiencing with FIFA World Cup Trophy."