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Wednesday 1 October 2014

Germany damage World Cup trophy

Published 21/07/2014 | 15:39

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Germany celebrate with the World Cup
Germany celebrate with the World Cup

Germany have admitted that the World Cup trophy has been damaged during the team's celebrations.

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Joachim Loew's team bridged a 24-year gap when they beat Argentina 1-0 in extra time in Brazil and they celebrated in style, with superstars such as Rihanna getting in on the party.

The trophy damaged is a replica of the original which was lifted by Philipp Lahm in the Maracana.

President of the German Football Federation, Wolfgang Niersbach, said:  “A small piece was chipped off during the celebrations. But don’t worry. We have specialists who can repair this. We have investigated the incident thoroughly but we did not get a result from that investigation.”

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