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Home-made trophy on display at FIFA Museum

The FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy has left the FIFA Museum and made its way to Oceania for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™. This spring, we asked children and young people to create a trophy so that the Women’s World Cup Trophy display case wouldn’t be empty. The winning entries will be on display over the next few weeks.

History and Culture

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ showcase updated with Messi shirt

Three months after unveiling the showcase for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, the FIFA Museum is proud to announce a very special addition to the objects on display at the FIFA Museum: Lionel Messi’s match-prepared shirt for the final.

Museum Life

New pop-up exhibition unveiled in Zurich

The new pop-up exhibition on the life and career of Prisca Steinegger, FIFA Museum Ambassador and former captain of the Swiss national team, was unveiled today. It is now open to all visitors of the permanent exhibition in Zurich.

Museum Life

From the FIFA Museum to the FIFA Women's World Cup

During their preparations for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup™ in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand, the Zambian women's national team took advantage of their stay in Switzerland to visit the FIFA Museum in Zurich.

© Faouzi Mahjoub Archive/FIFA Museum
© Faouzi Mahjoub Archive/FIFA Museum
History and Culture

Putting a spotlight on African football legends

The African continent is home to some of the greatest football players to ever play the game. We went through thousands of pictures of the Mahjoub archive to put a spotlight on some of the biggest stars, who you might never have heard of.

Museum Life

Football’s future stars visit the FIFA Museum

The traditional Blue Stars / FIFA Youth Cup took place in Zurich over Ascension Day, just like every year. Eight women's and eight men's teams from all over the world participated. Some of them seized the opportunity to visit the FIFA Museum.

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ showcase | © FIFA Museum
FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ showcase | © FIFA Museum
History and Culture

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ showcase unveiled

Three months after the final of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, the FIFA Museum in Zurich has unveiled the showcase of the tournament. The objects were collected on site during the tournament and are now on display for all museum visitors as part of the FIFA World Cup Gallery.

Museum Life

Delegation from San Marino visits the FIFA Museum

The San Marino Football Federation FSGC (Federazione Sammarinese Giuoco Calcio) visited the FIFA Museum in Zurich last Friday. They brought with them the current San Marino national team shirt to go on display in our Rainbow.

1977 British Home Championship - England 1 Scotland 2. Kenny Dalglish, left, celebrates Scotland s second goal with Bruce Rioch in front of the travelling fans at Wembley on 4 June 1977. Scotland s victory ensured their winning of the championship.
1977 British Home Championship - England 1 Scotland 2. Kenny Dalglish, left, celebrates Scotland s second goal with Bruce Rioch in front of the travelling fans at Wembley on 4 June 1977. Scotland s victory ensured their winning of the championship for the second consecutive year. © IMAGO / Colorsport
History and Culture

150 Years of the Scottish FA

150 years ago today, representatives from seven Scottish clubs came together to discuss the future standards of football in Scotland and to officially form the Scottish Football Association (SFA). In doing so, they created the second-oldest football association in the history of the game.

Museum Life

Representatives of the world's smallest league visit the FIFA Museum

For the first time, the chairman and secretary of St Mary's Football Club on the Scilly Islands of the coast of England visited the FIFA Museum and their loaned treasure, the "Lyonesse Cup". Among other things, they solved the mystery of why the cup is slightly dented.

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History and Culture

Pelé – a life in his own words

All the greats who have followed in Pele’s footsteps have walked in his shadow. His death will be mourned everywhere and we pay tribute to him in a way we feel is fitting for the great man - him describing the highlights of his career in his own words.

Museum Life

No trophy – no problem!

Since the FIFA World Cup Trophy is absent for the duration of the World Cup in Qatar, the FIFA Museum has asked children to take part in a competition to create their own trophies. For the next few weeks, the winning trophies will be on display in the showcase of the FIFA World Cup Trophy.

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