On board the Coca-Cola World Cup Trophy plane.

So as it gets nearer, we thought we’d take a little look see, randomly, at the plane that has been chartered especially to cart the World Cup Trophy around the globe.

Why not, eh?

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The official FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour plane is a chartered McDonnell Douglas (MD) 83 operated by Danish Air Transport.

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The aircraft, which has a 6.5-hour/3,000-mile flight range, is decorated in vibrant colors to reflect the spirit of Brazil, the host country of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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Three pilots, three flight attendants, a flight mechanic, a doctor and a flight coordinator staff the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour plane. Personnel from Coca-Cola, FIFA and supporting agencies will be onboard, too, as well as various media, a camera crew, Coca-Cola blogger/photographer Joel Robison and a security team.

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The FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour plane includes 40 passenger seats: 16 for guests and 24 for the core team.

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Of the 89 countries along the 2014 92,000-mile route, 52 welcome the FIFA World Cup Trophy for the first time ever.

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How blimmin’ cool would it be to have your own football themed plane?

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