The legendary hairband of Diego Forlán

The Uruguayan international left a mark at the FIFA Museum in Zurich long before becoming its international ambassador.

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Football History and Culture

A difficult birth

100 years ago today, on 2 September 1921, the Football Association of Ireland was created at a meeting held at Molesworth Hall in Dublin. But rarely has the founding of an association been achieved in such difficult circumstances.

Media ReleaseDiego Forlán joins FIFA World Football Museum as international ambassador

Diego Forlán has been announced as the FIFA World Football Museum’s official international ambassador. The winner of the adidas Golden Ball as the best player of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ will help safeguard as well as celebrate football’s rich heritage and culture on the global stage.

Football history and cultureThe curious story of the Brits and Olympic football

The sight of Great Britain fielding a team in the women’s football tournament at the Tokyo Olympics would have raised a few eyebrows among football fans around the world, so this week we look back at the participation of the United Kingdom in Olympic football and ask - what’s in a name?

Museum LifeNachtaktiv eFootball

Nachtaktiv is the new Scientainment program for young adults between the age 16 to 25 by the CreativLabZ of the ETH Zurich. The event at the FIFA Museum is about eFootball and the future of football with cyber athletes, a team of robots and modern sports analysis tools. Admission is free.