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 LifeChampions League with Zubi & Chris

The Champions League is back and so are Zubi & Chris. Join our two football experts as they dive deep into teams, goals and tactics. The first match the two will analyse live at the Sportsbar will be Inter vs Real Madrid. Check out the special highlight for the season opener.