The FIFA World Cup Trophy Has Arrived In Lahore And Football Fans Are Ecstatic

By MangoBaaz Studio | 4 Feb, 2018

Pakistan, along with 51 other countries, was chosen to host a special showcasing of the FIFA World Cup trophy made possible by Coca-Cola. Which is a big deal because this is happening for the very first time!

Image result for fifa world cup trophy
source: Enisports.com

Of course, the football fans finally had a chance to rejoice.

 

The trophy arrived in a chartered jet from Thailand to Pakistan along with celebrities and sports players.

Source: @DevelopmentPk/Twitter

 

Younis Khan, Quratulain Baloch, Momina Mustehsan, Maya Ali, Zainab Abbas and former French World Cup winner Christian Karembeu, to name a few.

Source: @DevelopmentPk/Twitter

The trophy was unveiled at the Coke Fest in Lahore by Christian Karembeu.

“I am extremely happy to be here in Lahore. Pakistan also has football-loving folks. It is a great honor for Pakistan that the FIFA trophy is here for the first time. We can make our future better through football. I am here in Pakistan to prove that football unites the world”, Karembeu stated.

 

Younis Khan, who was also accompanying the trophy to Pakistan expressed his joy as well.

source: www.geo.tv

“For me, football is one of the most popular sports in the world, it is a really big deal that the FIFA trophy is here.”  Younis is a proud football fan and said that he was “honored” to be part of the festivities bringing the World Cup trophy to Pakistan on its world tour.

 

Joining the squad was also the super talented Hajra Khan, Pakistan’s first footballer amongst men and women to be signed by an international club.

Pakistan is truly bursting with talent.

 

The trophy will remain in Lahore – hundreds of football fans have arrived at Pearl Continental Hotel to see the solid-gold trophy.

Source: @DevelopmentPk/Twitter

 

Accompanying the glorious FIFA World Cup trophy was food, music and the usual Lahore festivities that Pakistanis love so dearly.

Who wouldn’t wanna be here?

Check out the massive crowds ~

With performances by Abrar Ul Haq, Quratulain Baloch, Ali Sethi and Sahara UK, this weekend in Lahore was pretty damn lit. ???

 

Pakistani fans are joyous at the trophy being in Pakistan:

While the others are upset about the trophy only coming to Lahore…

We’re definitely hopeful about the future of Football.

Many think it was a solid attempt towards promoting the sport but there is still a long road ahead of us…

 

What did you think about Coke Fest and the FIFA World Cup Trophy tour hitting Pakistan? Let us know in the comments section below.


This post has been sponsored by Coca-Cola.

Share This

More Recent Stories

Zindigi introduces the first-ever AI-driven instant micro loan, offering upto PKR 100,000

21 Feb, 2024

Discover Timeless Elegance in GulAhmed’s Summer Chunri Lawn Collection 2024

20 Feb, 2024

Pakistani Fashion Tech StartUp ‘ZERO’ making waves with names like Shaheen Afridi, Irfan Junejo, Junaid Akra...

19 Feb, 2024
Featured

Love and Tradition: Should Dating Have a Place in an Islamic Country?

18 Feb, 2024
Featured

EuroVillage Invites Twin Cities’ Residents to Explore European Culture, Diversity and Sustainability

15 Feb, 2024
Featured

GulAhmed Summer Lawn Collection 2024 Is Now LIVE Exclusively Online and Oh-so Fabulous!

13 Feb, 2024