The World Cup Trophy, standing at 14.5 inches tall and weighs 13.5 pounds, is estimated to be worth a staggering $20 million. To put this in perspective, the Lombardi Trophy, given to the winners of the annual Super Bowl is worth a just over a paltry $4,000 in comparison. Even the venerated Stanley Cup, given to the NHL’s winners, is worth only just over $23,000.
As scary as it might seem 2018 is only just around the corner. Due to this, BusinessOfSport.net has looked into our crystal ball and come up with predictions of three stories we will see happening next year.