Thursday, January 17, 2013
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Jules Rimet (14 October 1873 – 16 October 1956) was a French football administrator who was the 3rd President of FIFA, serving from 1921 to 1954. He was FIFA's longest serving president, having served for 33 years. He also served as the president of the French Football Federation from 1919 to 1946. On Rimet's initiative, the first FIFA World Cup was held in 1930. The Jules Rimet Trophy was named in his honour. He also founded the French football club Red Star Saint-Ouen.
Jules Rimet was born in 1873 in eastern France. His father was a grocer, and together the family moved to Paris in 1884 when Jules was eleven years old. He became a lawyer, and in 1897 he started a sports club called Red Star which due to Rimet's ideals, did not discriminate against its members on the basis of class. One of the sports played at the club was football, which was becoming popular based on the game originating in Englishpublic schools
Rimet died at Suresnes in France in 1956, two days after his 83rd birthday. In 2004 he was posthumously made a member of the FIFA Order of Merit, which was collected by his grandson Yves Rimet. He has credited with being the inventor of the World Cup.
The original World Cup trophy was named the Jules Rimet Trophy in his honor. It was stolen just prior to the 1966 World Cup in England, but was found by the dog Pickles. Brazil won the tournament for the third time at the 1970 World Cup and was awarded the trophy permanently. It was stolen once more in Rio de Janeiro in 1983 and melted down by the thieves. The Brazilian Football Confederationhad a replica of the trophy made. Rumours of the various disappearances of the trophy and its final resting place continue to the present day. A statue of Rimet stands in Theuley in the middle of apenalty box, complete with goal
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