The Vince Lombardi Trophy is the trophy awarded each year to the winning team of the National Football League's annual championship game, the Super Bowl. ----A trophy is a reward for a specific achievement and usually afterwards serves as proof of merit The National Football League ( NFL) is the largest professional American football league. professional American football, the Super Bowl is the Championship game of the National Football League (NFL The trophy was originally called the "World Championship Game Trophy" in 1967, when the Super Bowl was originally named the AFL-NFL World Championship Game. Year 1967 ( MCMLXVII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. professional American football, the Super Bowl is the Championship game of the National Football League (NFL It was renamed in 1970 in memory of legendary Green Bay Packers head coach Vince Lombardi to commemorate his victories in the first two Super Bowls. Year 1970 ( MCMLXX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team based in Green Bay Wisconsin. Vincent Thomas Lombardi ( June 11, 1913 &ndash September 3, 1970) was an American football coach
Since Super Bowl XXX, it is presented to the winning team's owner on the field following the game. Super Bowl XXX was an American football game played on January 28, 1996 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe Arizona to decide the Previously, the trophy was presented inside the winning team's locker room. The trophy is valued at $25,000.  The trophy depicts a regulation-size football in kicking position that is made entirely of sterling silver. A football is a Ball used to play one of the various sports known as Football. Sterling silver is an Alloy of Silver containing 925% pure silver and 7 It stands 23 inches (55 cm) tall, weighs seven pounds (3 kg), and takes approximately four months and 72 man-hours to create. The words "Vince Lombardi Trophy" and the NFL logo are engraved on the base. After the trophy is awarded, it is sent back to Tiffany & Co. to be engraved with the winning team's name, the date and final score of the Super Bowl. Tiffany & Co ( is a US jewelry and silverware company founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and Teddy Young in New York City The winning team is rewarded the trophy afterward.
The team is allowed to keep the trophy at their own facility, with one notable exception being the trophy that the then-Baltimore Colts won in Super Bowl V. The Indianapolis Colts are a professional American football team based in Indianapolis Indiana. Super Bowl V was an American football game played on January 17, 1971 at the Orange Bowl in Miami Florida to decide the National The city of Baltimore retained the trophy the team had from that Super Bowl as part of the legal settlement between the team and the city after the Colts' infamous move to Indianapolis in the middle of the night on March 29, 1984. Events 1461 - Wars of the Roses: Battle of Towton - Edward of York defeats Queen Margaret to become King Year 1984 ( MCMLXXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar) Since then, both the Colts and the team that replaced them in Baltimore have won the Super Bowl and earned their own outright. The Baltimore Ravens are a professional American football team based in Baltimore Maryland.
As of 2008, the Dallas Cowboys, Pittsburgh Steelers, and San Francisco 49ers are tied with five Vince Lombardi Trophies apiece, with five more teams tied for second with three apiece. The 2008 NFL Season is the 89th season of the National Football League, the major professional American football league in the United States The Dallas Cowboys are a professional American football team in the Eastern Division of the National Football Conference (NFC in the National The San Francisco 49ers are a professional American football team