Blog & Stories

Browse through football history with our collection of stories and blog posts on items, exhibits and events at the museum.


Museum Life

Get a sneak peek into our special exhibition in Doha

The FIFA Museum and Hyundai have teamed up to present the special exhibition “Goals Create History” at the FIFA Fan Festival™ in Doha during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.

Museum Life

FIFA Fan Festival™ at Al Bidda Park draws over 1,000,000 fans

The FIFA Fan Festival in Doha has welcomed over one million fans since it opened its door on Saturday, 19 November – one day before the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ kicked off. To celebrate one million visitors at the venue, FIFA has given away two tickets to the FIFA World Cup Final at Lusail Stadium on Sunday, 18 December.

Match ticket for the first international in association football history on 30 November 1872 in Glasgow, Scotland. | Image courtesy of the Scottish Football Museum.
Image courtesy of the Scottish Football Museum.
History and Culture

Scotland v. England: 150 years of international football

150 years ago, Glasgow was the scene of the very first official international match in the history of association football. Every player who has pulled on a national team shirt, and every supporter who has watched their nation play, all follow in the footsteps of those select few who were witness to that historic day on 30 November 1872.