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Museum Life

Puskás-Awards: Award-winning goals in the Museum

Enjoy the Puskás-Award-winning goals of the last ten years now on display in a temporary mini-exhibition.

Museum Life

Club football has arrived at the FIFA World Football Museum

The FIFA Club World Cup gives us the rare opportunity to dig into our archives for club kit and memorabilia.

Museum Life

Seven chapters of football in the Arab world

The special exhibition ‘Foot et Monde Arabe’ highlights milestones and stories of football in the Arab world in seven chapters (and a bonus). Find out what they are.

Museum Life

World Champions visit the FIFA World Football Museum

Between November 9th and 16th, the Swiss town of Winterthur near Zurich was host to the 4th World Deaf Futsal Championships. During their off-days, several teams and a delegation of referees used their free time to visit the FIFA World Football Museum.

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Mini Exhibition: FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup then and now

A little sand, sun, and beach soccer has come to the FIFA Museum! With the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup kicking off in Paraguay, we are presenting a mini-exhibition looking back at the history of the tournament and the quirks that make beach soccer unique.

History and Culture

'Every dimension of society can be found within football'

Stanislas Frenkiel is an expert on Algerian football, award winning author and lecturer at a university. We talked to him about the importance of football in Algeria, how Algerian players where treated in France after the Algerian war and why he likes to meet players.

History and Culture

Egypt’s Record-Goalkeeper Essam El Hadary: 'The FIFA Museum brings the history of football to life'

His goalkeeper gloves and jersey from his record breaking game at the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 are part of the special exhibition ‘Foot et Monde Arabe’. We sat down with Essam El Hadary to talk about their story and how it feels to be part of a museum.

History and Culture

Women's Football Pioneer Jordan Gets on the Big Stage

In 2016, a new milestone in FIFA history was reached in Jordan. For the first time, a women's World Cup was held in the Arab world.

Museum Life

Mini exhibition: A look at the U-17 World Cup in Brazil

On the occasion of the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2019 in Brazil, the FIFA World Football Museum presents an additional mini-exhibition about the youngsters' showdown.

History and Culture

The World’s First: How Sheffield FC helped create the game we know today

The origins of football - A series by football historian Guy Oliver.

 

History and Culture

"If the derby’s on in Cairo then the streets are empty!"

Describing Otto Pfister as a globetrotter is almost doing him a disservice. In his nigh-on 60 years as a football coach, he has been at the helm of 24 different club and national teams.As part of the "Foot et Monde Arabe" special exhibition, we spoke to him about his time and experiences as coach in the Arab world.

Museum Life

Anja Mittag and Kaká: World champion visit to the museum

It’s been an exciting month so far, with two world champions visiting the FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich in October. Anja Mittag, 2007 Women’s World Cup Winner with Germany, and Kaká, 2002 Brazilian World Champion, enjoyed being reunited with their respective FIFA World Cup Trophies.

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