The Showcase: China PR 1991

30 years ago today the USA and Norway faced off at the very first Women’s World Cup Final organized by FIFA. To celebrate this historic milestone, the FIFA Museum takes you through an exhibit dedicated to the tournament.

The objects in our showcase and the illustration above tell the story of the tournament that put women’s football on the global stage and saw the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team win its first title.


» Discover the fascinating story of the historic milestone for women's football: China 1991 - The first FIFA Women's World Cup


» Learn more about the Laws of the Game and women’s football and why many were not happy with one aspect at the 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup.


» Get to know the members of the famous "Tripple-Edged-Sword" and find out how they got their nickname.