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Women's Football Pioneer Jordan Gets on the Big Stage

In 2016, a new milestone in FIFA history was reached in Jordan. For the first time, a women's World Cup was held in the Arab world.

Museum Life

Mini exhibition: A look at the U-17 World Cup in Brazil

On the occasion of the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2019 in Brazil, the FIFA World Football Museum presents an additional mini-exhibition about the youngsters' showdown.

History and Culture

The World’s First: How Sheffield FC helped create the game we know today

The origins of football - A series by football historian Guy Oliver.

 

History and Culture

"If the derby’s on in Cairo then the streets are empty!"

Describing Otto Pfister as a globetrotter is almost doing him a disservice. In his nigh-on 60 years as a football coach, he has been at the helm of 24 different club and national teams.As part of the "Foot et Monde Arabe" special exhibition, we spoke to him about his time and experiences as coach in the Arab world.

Museum Life

Anja Mittag and Kaká: World champion visit to the museum

It’s been an exciting month so far, with two world champions visiting the FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich in October. Anja Mittag, 2007 Women’s World Cup Winner with Germany, and Kaká, 2002 Brazilian World Champion, enjoyed being reunited with their respective FIFA World Cup Trophies.

Museum Life

Showcase of the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™ unveiled

Three months after the end of the Women’s World Cup, the mega-event has its own showcase in the permanent exhibition of the FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich.

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2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Winner’s Trophy on display

From Tuesday, October 8th, the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Winner’s Trophy will be on display in the FIFA World Football Museum. For a short period of time it will take the place of the original FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy.

Museum Life

Cultural Programme for the Special Exhibition ‘Foot et Monde Arabe’

Overview of the events held to complement the special exhibition ‘Foot et Monde Arabe’.

History and Culture

Two jerseys and a strange signature

The display case at the FIFA World Football Museum for the 1978 FIFA World Cup in Argentina contains a jersey from each of the two finalists from the Netherlands and the host nation. The jersey worn by eventual world champions Argentina is even signed – but by a Dutchman. How did this happen?

Museum Life

It’s back! The "British Comedy Tour" with Ben van der Velde

On 9 November comedian Ben van der Velde will take you on a different kind of guided tour featuring a subtle blend of footballing passion and British humour.

Museum Life

Zurich's Long Night of the Museums: Special programme

On Saturday 7 September 2019, there will be plenty of special events on offer from 18:00 to 2:00 as well as the permanent exhibition.

Museum Life

The FIFA Women's World Cup™ Original Trophy is back

After being presented to the USA for their record fourth win, the FIFA Women's World Cup™ Original Trophy is back in Zurich and on display in our permanent exhibition.

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