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.

Museum Life

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.

History and Culture

A green and gold shirt steeped in history

In 1988, China staged a landmark event that paved the way for a Women's World Cup: the International Women’s Football Tournament. This jersey was worn in Australia's opening match by Moya Dodd, who is now a member of FIFA’s Executive Committee and working to boost the women's game all over the world.

Museum Life

FIFA Ballon d’Or – The Exhibition

The most prestigious individual award in football takes centre stage at the museum in a special exhibition. See what's on show.

History and Culture

Unseen images from the all-conquering Vittorio Pozzo

The Pozzo collection is a treasure chest of items belonging to one of football’s great coaches. Among our exhibits is a set of photos taken at the World Cups of 1934 and 1938, on and off the pitch.