Barclays Premier League UK Trophy Tour
Come and join the celebration – have a free photo taken with the Barclays Premier League trophy, which has been held aloft by some of the best players in the game.
The trophy will be travelling around the country, so check the dates to see when it'll be coming to a town near you.
What makes the Barclays Premier League trophy so special?
The Barclays Premier League trophy was crafted in 2004, when Barclays became title sponsor of the FA Premier League. The trophy is famous the world over and some of the best players in the game are desperate to get their hands on it. The Barclays Premier League trophy is a fantastic source of facts and figures that you can amaze your friends with. For example, did you know...?
The trophy stands 2'5" tall and 24" wide.
The total weight of the trophy is 4 stone. The base alone accounts for 2.5 stone.
The trophy design is based on the 3 Lions of English Football and 2 of the lions can be found above the handles. The third lion represents the captain of the winning team.
Due to its value, the Barclays Premier League trophy is always flanked by 2 security officers when on display. The trophy is officially classed as 'priceless'.
Cast by Asprey and Garrard, the Crown Jewellers, the main body of the trophy is made from solid sterling silver. The crown is cast from 24-carat silver gilt, to a depth of half a millimetre.
The base of the trophy is made from malachite, a semi precious stone found in Africa. The green colour of the opaque stone represents the field of play.