2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan™

31 May - 30 June

2002 FIFA World Cup™

FIFA World Cup trophy heads for the Amazon

The FIFA World Cup™ trophy has reached the Amazon basin on the latest part of its marathon tour around Brazil, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Thursday.

The trophy, which Brazil won for the fifth time after beating Germany 2-0 in the World Cup final in June, spent Wednesday and Thursday on display in a palace in the centre of Rio Branco, capital of the remote Amazonian state of Acre, where the public were allowed in free for a quick glimpse.

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