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Object ID 1994.074.0002
Object Name Cup
Date 1994
Description White plastic cup from the 1994 World Cup. Cup has an image of a soccer field with players on it. The field is lined with the flags from Belgium, Morocco, Mexico, Ireland, Holland (Netherlands), Italy, Saudi Arabia, and Norway. Text on the front of the cup reads "Florida / Citrus Bowl / June 19, 24, 25, 29 / July 4 / Orlando, Florida". Text on the back reads "June 19 Belgium Vs Morocco / June 24 Mexico Vs Ireland / June 25 Belgium Vs Netherlands / June 29 Morocco Vs Netherlands / July 4 Round of 16"
Provenance The 1994 FIFA World Cup, the 15th staging of the FIFA World Cup, was held in the United States from 17 June to 17 July 1994. The United States was chosen as hosts by FIFA in July 1988. Brazil became the first nation to win four World Cup titles when they beat Italy 3-2 in a penalty shootout after the game ended 0-0 after extra-time, the first final to be decided by penalties.

The average attendance for the tournament was 69,000 while the total attendance was 3.6 million. The 1994 World Cup holds the record for the highest attendance in World Cup history. It was also the highest-attended single sport event in United States history.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1994_World_Cup
Material Plastic
Condition Good
Dimensions H-5.5 Dia-3.5 inches
Height (in) 5.5
Diameter (in) 3.5
Imagefile 010\19940740002.JPG
Condition Notes Small areas of surface loss throughout.
Search Terms Sports
Soccer
Citrus Bowl
Orlando
World Cup