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History and Culture

Playing in a World Cup before and after a World War

Only two men have played in the World Cup finals either side of a World War: Erik Nilsson of Sweden and Alfred Bickel of Switzerland.

Museum Life

Sporting Clube de Portugal visit the museum

See a selection of pictures from Sporting Clube de Portugal president Bruno de Carvalho's visit to the new home of football.

History and Culture

Briana Scurry: "I am so incredibly honoured"

We've been chatting to the world champion about her memories of winning the World Cup, the development of women’s football, and becoming part of the FIFA Museum...

Museum Life

The Showcase: England 1966

The 1966 World Cup is widely regarded as one of the most controversial to date, but it had a few surprises too, and our showcase reflects this. See what's on display.

Museum Life

The Showcase: Germany 2006

To mark 10 years since the 2006 FIFA World Cup, we take you through our showcase on the tournament.

Museum Life

The Showcase: Mexico 1986

See what's on show in our showcase on the 1986 World Cup, where Maradona was named 'King of Soccer'.

Museum Life

Dinner with German national team chef Holger Stromberg

The culinary secrets of world champions will be revealed when Germany's chef visits the museum in a tasty one-off event you won't want to miss.

History and Culture

In good company: Messi's Copa woes

Pelé, Maradona and now Messi; there seems to be a curse afflicting some of the best footballers in the world. And it’s not a new phenomenon...

History and Culture

The man who dared to dream: Carlos Dittborn

When Chile launched a bid to host the 1962 World Cup, most people thought they were just making up the numbers. Carlos Dittborn had other ideas.

History and Culture

So near yet so far: coming second in style

With UEFA EURO 16 fast approaching, past winners are always favourites but at the musuem we celebrate more than just the champions. Discover the story of Hungary and the Netherlands at the World Cup.

Museum Life

World Cup royalty visits the museum

Giorgio Gazzaniga, the son of the man who designed and created the FIFA World Cup Trophy, stops by FIFA World Football Museum.

History and Culture

The unlikely origins of the UEFA Champions League

After the 61st UEFA Champions League Final, uncover the story of how Europe's favourite club competition got started.

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