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The World Cup's top goalscorer signs the Wall of Champions

In an historic day for the museum, the World Cup’s leading goalscorer Miroslav Klose visited the new home of football history.

History and Culture

Why penalty shoot-outs were introduced

It’s 40 years since the 1976 European Championship Final became the first international title to be settled in a shoot-out. Here's the unusual story of how penalties were first introduced...

Museum Life

Be part of the museum's first photo exhibition!

As part of International Museum Day, we are hosting a one-day-only exhibition all about StreetFootballArt and we want you to be part of it!

Museum Life

Uri Geller impresses staff at the museum

World-famous TV personality and self-proclaimed psychic Uri Geller visited the FIFA museum on Friday 15 April 2016 - and he impressed a few members of staff along the way too.

Museum Life

“No legs, no limits” - Rüdiger Böhm at the museum

The FIFA World Football Museum welcomed a very special guest this week...

History and Culture

A spectacles spectacle: Lippi at the World Cup Final

As his team celebrated winning the 2006 World Cup, head coach Marcello Lippi was carefully hiding his glasses. Find out why...

History and Culture

Unsung World Cup heroes: Mário Américo

Mário Américo may not appear on any list of World Cup greats but for the legendary Brazil team that won three World Cups in 12 years, the impact he made cannot be underestimated.

Museum Life

The F2 Freestylers take on the museum

What happens when you invite two of the world’s best football freestylers to the FIFA World Football Museum?

History and Culture

One step away: China at the 1999 World Cup

China’s charge to the Final of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in the United States in 1999 came as little surprise; just three years after winning the silver medal at the Olympic Games, the Steel Roses were one of the superpowers of the women’s game.

Museum Life

FWFM takes part in panel discussion with FC Zurich Museum

Collections Manager, Moritz Ansorge, is taking part in an exciting panel discussion at the FCZ Museum on Monday evening.

History and Culture

The legendary Luis Monti

The FIFA World Football Museum is the proud holder of the Argentinian passport of Luis Monti, one of the greatest footballers of the 1920s and 1930s. Monti is the only player to have played in two consecutive Finals of the FIFA World Cup for two different countries.

History and Culture

The World Cup is stolen!

Sunday, 20 March 2016, marked 50 years since the Jules Rimet Cup was stolen for the first time. Enjoy our chronological account of what we know happened.

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