Have You Gotten Your FIFA World Cup Souvenirs Yet? You haven’t? Don’t worry because you can still find all kinds of FIFA-sanction World Cup souvenirs on the Internet. In fact, I just saw many different souvenir items on eBay, including World Cup soccer shirts and jerseys, key-chains, glasses and the FIFA World Cup emblems representing all the different countries. I heard a few tidbits of interesting trivia, while I was searching, so I thought I’d enlighten you on a few FIFA World Cup souvenir stories I found.
Did you hear about the five hotel workers that stole goods from hotel rooms of the England soccer team? While they may have wanted World Cup souvenirs, it cost them $800 in fines and three years in prison. They stole World Cup soccer shirts, a medal and even player underwear! There’s no need for such nonsense, because you can find official FIFA World Cup souvenirs everywhere, (some are sanctioned and some aren’t).
Just like any other kinds of sports memorabilia, you want the real FIFA-sanctioned souvenirs, but native South Africa wares didn’t really dominate too many of the souvenirs made for the 2010 World Cup. If you visited Africa anytime before the World Cup, you might have seen carved wooden figurines, made by African craftsmen, but the ones that are FIFA-sanctioned wooden soccer players were actually made in Indonesia! It was too difficult to find that many artisans willing to go through the sanctioning process in Africa, but the different team outfits were painted on by artisans in Africa, at least.
When you are searching for authentic World Cup African-made artifacts, there are few that can be found for this reason, but if you are a soccer fan, you can find many FIFA World Cup sports memorabilia choices. There are soccer jerseys, hoodies, collector glass sets, key lanyards, soccer shorts and all kinds of other fan apparel, so you are sure to find something to add to your sports memorabilia. If you haven’t gotten your FIFA World Cup souvenirs, it’s not too late and you can find them quite easily on the Internet, probably along with some more interesting trivia stories about them!