Display cabinet where the World Cup trophy was stolen, 20 March 1966.
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The Jules Rimet trophy was stolen on 20 March 1966 from an exhibition display in Central Hall in Westminster, London. It was found on 27 March, wrapped in newspaper, by a dog called Pickles. The 1966 World Cup football championship was won by England who beat Germany 4-2 in the final.