Fans baffled as World Cup trophy arrives in a LOUIS VUITTON case ahead of the final

FANS were left baffled as the World Cup trophy arrived at the Lusail Stadium in a Louis Vuitton case.

The prize Argentina and France were both looking to get their hands on was walked onto the pitch before the game by 2010 winner Iker Casillas and actress Deepika Padukone.

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GettyThe World Cup trophy is held in the stylish box all year round[/caption]

It was carried in a specially made Louis Vuitton container.

Supporters could not believe the strange unveiling and fans took to Twitter to express their bewilderment.

One said: “The actual World Cup in a Louis Vuitton box.”

Another commented: “The World Cup in a Louis Vuitton box, huge flex.”

A third reacted: “The World Cup inside a Louis Vuitton container could have happened only in Qatar.”

One even joked: “Louis Vuitton World Cup case goes too hard, I’d rather have that than the trophy.”

Since 2010, the travel case for the cup has been made by the designer brand.

This year’s box was black leather with a beige trim.

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The luxury Louis Vuitton logo was on show by the sides of the trophy.

Fans were ready for Argentina to get their hands on football’s biggest prize but Kylian Mbappe inspired an incredible comeback to take the game to extra-time.

The trophy gets delivered to the winning team’s captain by Fifa president Gianni Infantino.

Lionel Messi will lift it this year after his stunning performance in the dramatic final, which saw his side triumph on penalties.

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