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Blue Stars / FIFA Youth Cup participants visit the FIFA Museum

The traditional Blue Stars / FIFA Youth Cup took place in Zurich over Ascension Day, just like every year. Eight women's and eight men's teams from all over the world participated. Some of them seized the opportunity to visit the FIFA Museum.

Pictures provided by and used with kind permission by Jack Ward (Macesport) and Stewart Regan (Ascend Global Consulting Ltd)
History and Culture

FC Barcelona’s longest serving manager inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame

On 16 April 2024, Jack Greenwell was inducted into the English National Football Museum Hall of Fame at a ceremony held at Durham University. Jack who? While that might be your first response, especially as he died over 80 years ago, it was long overdue recognition for a truly remarkable figure.

Museum Life

Special exhibition "The Making of a Footballer: Photographs of Youthful Dreams" from May 2024

Football fans can look forward to a new special exhibition at the FIFA Museum from 2 May 2024. "The Making of a Footballer: Photographs of Youthful Dreams" offers a unique insight into the personal careers of former and active professional footballers and shows the dreams, challenges and triumphs that have shaped their path to success.

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Memorable day for the FC Basel Dreamteam at the FIFA Museum

Juggling, table football, board games, a cup competition and much more! Swiss top-flight club FC Basel’s Dreamteam, a team for people with physical or mental disabilities, had a day to remember at the FIFA Museum this Saturday.

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Accumulated World Cup experience at the FIFA Museum

Italy, Germany, Switzerland or the Netherlands - former World Cup participants from several European countries were guests at the FIFA Museum on Wednesday evening.

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A prestigious award and its history

Just hours after The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2023 Ceremony in London, the FIFA Museum has unveiled a section in its permanent exhibition highlighting the history of this prestigious award. Over the next couple of weeks, the trophy and a selection of objects from previous winners are on display.

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The updated FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy is back on display

The FIFA Women’s World Cup™ Trophy is back at the FIFA Museum with an updated base plate. 2023 world champions Spain have been added to the exclusive group of teams that etched themselves into the history books and onto the trophy’s base plate.

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Swiss Tipp-Kick Championship held at FIFA Museum

One week ago Sunday, the Swiss Tipp-Kick Championship took place at the FIFA Museum. 27 players competed in the tournament for the prestigious title, which was contested for the 41st time. In the end, two familiar faces of the Swiss Tipp-Kick community met in the final.

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"Designing the Beautiful Game" delights visitors at the vernissage

The new special exhibition "Designing the Beautiful Game" was officially opened yesterday at the FIFA Museum. The exhibition was created in collaboration with "the Design Museum" in London and is open to all museum visitors in Zurich from today.

© Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images
© Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images
History and Culture

The tale of the magical goal scorer and the unbeatable goalkeeper

16 years ago, the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup™ took place in China. It would become the first Women’s World Cup to see a champion successfully defend their title. But it was also the stage for a magical Brazilian goal scorer and an unbeatable German goalkeeper.

© J. Brett Whitesell-ISI/FIFA Archives/FIFA Museum
© J. Brett Whitesell-ISI/FIFA Archives/FIFA Museum
History and Culture

20 years after the 2003 FIFA Women’s World Cup

20 years ago today, the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2003™ kicked off in Philadelphia, USA – a relatively last-minute change, as up until April of that year China had been down to hold the tournament’s fourth edition. Join us as we look back at some of the moments that etched themselves into the football history books.

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Moments of a Long Night

Zurich's Long Night of Museums is a permanent fixture in the city's cultural calendar. This year, the event once again attracted thousands of late-night visitors to the city's museums. The FIFA Museum opened its doors until the early hours of the morning, and here are a few impressions of that long night.

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