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Tuesday, 1 November 2016

The Current World Cup trophy Designer, Silvio Gazzaniga dies at age 95

Italian sculptor, Silvio Gazzaniga who designed and created the current version of the FIFA World Cup trophy has died at the age of 95. Silvio designed the trophy in 1971. He was found dead in his sleeping bed on Monday October 31 following series of minor ailment.

A released statement from his son, Giorgio, announced his father’s demise. ‘He just didn't wake up this morning. It was a peaceful death.’