World Glass stone worker Silvio Gazzaniga kicks the bucket at 95 years old FIFA president Gianni Infantino says the football overseeing body will everlastingly be appreciative to Gazzaniga – Gazzaniga’s child, Giorgio, uncovers that his dad passed away in his rest at home in Milan Silvio Gazzaniga, the Italian artist who composed the World Container trophy, has passed on at 95 years old. This was uncovered by Gazzaniga’s child, Giorgio, who said his dad passed away in his rest at home in Milan.
Silvio Gazzaniga, the Italian sculptor who designed the World Cup trophy
“He just didn’t wake up this morning. It was a peaceful death,” Giorgio Gazzaniga told The Associated Press on Monday, October 31.As per Giorgio, his dad had been in the healing center as of late for a progression of minor afflictions. Responding to Gazzaniga’s demise, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said: “The World Container is a mythic question for the players and for all football sweethearts. “We will be interminably thankful. I express my sympathies by joining the agony of the family.” FIFA’s site additionally cited what Gazzaniga said after he outlined the World Container.
The new World Cup design “The 18-carat solid gold trophy weighs approximately six kilograms (13 pounds). It depicts a moment of joy: two players celebrating with their arms outstretched and a globe resting on the backs of their shoulders. “The lines spring out from the base, rising in spirals, stretching out to receive the world. “From the remarkable dynamic tensions of the compact body of the sculpture rise the figures of two athletes at the stirring moment of victory,”
Silvio Gazzaniga once said. “I designed it to reward heroism. But not superhuman heroism, it’s not a conventional cup,” Gazzaniga said in a 2002 interview with AP. Get all the LIVE English Premier League results HERE According to Giorgio Gazzaniga, his father knew his design couldn’t be understood on paper, so he brought a plaster model to show FIFA. “The jury understood right away that it was a very photogenic cup. “It’s easy to lift and beautiful when raised. He created a universal trophy,” Giorgio Gazzaniga said.
Silvio Gazzaniga had designed and created the World Cup trophy in 1971 after Brazil retained the right to keep the Jules Rimet trophy by winning its third World Cup in 1970. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Jules Rimet trophy (the old World Cup trophy) FIFA received 53 proposals from seven different countries for a new trophy, before opting for Gazzaniga’s design. The FIFA contest stipulated that the winner would not hold the rights to his work and so Silvio Gazzaniga never profited directly from images of the World Cup trophy.
“But as compensation he gained more work on other cups,” his son said. “He became Mr. Cups.” Silvio Gazzaniga also designed the UEFA Cup, European Super Cup and many other international trophies. However, he will be remembered above all for the World Cup. Gazzaniga leaves behind two children, along with grandchildren and great grandchildren.