Salt Bae Seen Touching The World Cup Trophy, Slammed For Breaking FIFA Rules

Salt Bae Seen Touching The World Cup Trophy, Slammed For Breaking FIFA Rules
Salt Bae Seen Touching The World Cup Trophy, Slammed For Breaking FIFA Rules

Salt Bae Seen Touching The World Cup Trophy, Slammed For Breaking FIFA Rules

The World Cup is famously solely allowed to be touched by a choose few

In a nail-biting match, Argentina defeated two-time champions France 4-2 on penalties within the 2022 FIFA World Cup remaining on Sunday. Team captain Lionel Messi grew to become the primary participant within the squad to get his fingers on the World Cup trophy and carry it into the sky. However, there have been some others too, who needed to the touch the traditional trophy and be part of the historic second.

One of them was Turkish chef Nusr-et Gokce, higher often known as ‘Salt Bae’, who angered soccer followers after he crashed Argentina’s World Cup trophy celebrations on the Lusail Stadium. The movie star chef additionally posted footage of the celebration on his Instagram account, which led to additional displeasure amongst followers. In the photographs, he will be seen holding the trophy on their own, posing with Argentinian gamers, and biting among the champions’ medals round his neck. He could possibly be even seen pestering Lionel Messi for an image, nonetheless, the participant ignored him and continued hugging his teammates as an alternative.

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The 18-carat gold trophy, estimated to be price round USD$20 million is famously solely allowed to be touched by a choose few. According to the FIFA website, “The unique FIFA World Cup Trophy can solely be touched and held by a really choose group of individuals, which incorporates former winners of the FIFA World Cup and heads of state.” 

The footage left social media customers disillusioned, and lots of questioned why he was allowed to carry the trophy and allowed on the pitch. One person stated, ” Yo should not contact the Cup. You ‘re not a Champion.” Another commented, ” Why u are holding it and why u are on the sector? U shoudlnt be there. that is the time for gamers who’ve labored arduous and never for celebrities to hold round and take selfies for their very own promo.” A 3rd stated, ” Unfollowing you, you should not have touched that trophy solely the gamers and employees who labored their asses off to grow to be champions have that proper. You solely need consideration.”

In 2014, pop singer Rihanna broke the same rule when she touched the trophy throughout Germany’s post-match victory occasion. She additionally posed for a selfie and revealed she had kissed the trophy.

Notably, Salt Bae shot to fame on-line for his distinctive method of placing the ending touches of salt on steaks at his Nusr-Et restaurant chain.

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