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TORONTO, ON - NOVEMBER, 28 Larry Tanenbaum, representing the owners of the Argos hoists the cup (Richard Lautens/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

The Grey Cup is the name of the Canadian Football League Championship; you can consider it the Canadian Super Bowl. The Grey Cup is also the name of the trophy given to the winner of said championship match. In the Grey Cup finals, the champions of the CFL's East and West divisions play each other.

The Grey Cup trophy itself was made in the year 1909, originally intended for the senior amateur hockey championship. It was instead given over to the CFL, and has now been a signature of the league for the past 105 years. Despite being broken on multiple occasions, stolen twice since its creation and even held for ransom at one point, the grand silver chalice still stands tall with the winner of the Grey Cup championship each year.

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