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"The place where football is lived and breathed"

100 guests celebrated the opening of the FIFA World Football Museum to the general public on Sunday 28 February.

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FIFA World Football Museum to welcome first guests

After two years of construction work, the FIFA World Football Museum is set to open its doors to the public.

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A new home for the FIFA World Cup trophies

See two-time world champions Cafu and Renate Lingor unveil the two World Cup trophies at the FIFA World Football Museum.

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Lost and found: FIFA's masterpiece

An extraordinary discovery is unveiled at the FIFA World Football Museum.

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The Wall of Champions is signed for the first time

We are proud to report that our Wall of Champions has been signed by a World Cup winner for the first time. Find out who the star was here...

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Lloyd, Šašic and Miyama team up to tour the museum

Enjoy a video tour of the museum with the nominees for the 2015 Women’s Player of Year award.

History and Culture

103 years, 61 congresses, and seven presidents later…

This is one of the earliest photos from any FIFA Congress. It was taken in Copenhagen in 1913 and features 65 different faces. How many do you recognise?

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Get a first look inside!

The countdown is on! The museum opens on 28 February 2016 at 12:00 CET - but you can get a sneak peak now.

History and Culture

Leônidas: the legacy of a folk hero

Leônidas was the top scorer at the 1938 World Cup but when he passed away in 2004 the story of one of football’s first stars could have been forgotten. After an unusual trip to Brazil, the museum has made sure this won't happen.

History and Culture

When 'Les Bleus' went green and white

A national team wearing a club's shirt at the World Cup sounds unlikely – though it’s happened more than you might think. France wore green and white in 1978, but they weren’t the first, or the last, to wear a club shirt at football’s biggest tournament.

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World champion Hope Solo tours the museum

See what three-time Olympic gold medalist and reigning world champion Hope Solo got up to on her exclusive early look at the museum.

History and Culture

India go top in Asia

This is the match report from the Final of the 1962 Asian Games in Jakarta. It's a major document about a rather forgotten part of football history: a time when India had the best national team on the world's biggest continent.

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