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Due to the latest development regarding the current spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19), the FIFA Museum and the Sportsbar 1904 will remain temporarily closed.

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At the moment, the FIFA World Football Museum is temporarily closed. But behind the scenes, work is already underway on the next mini pop-up exhibition. It is about a Swiss World Cup record holder who is also ambassador of the FIFA Museum.

Joseph Bléziri of Stade d'Abidjan (left) passes the ball into the box.
Joseph Bléziri of Stade d'Abidjan (left) passes the ball into the box. © Jacob Adjobi/Mahjoub Archive/FIFA Museum
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The second leg of the 1966 CAF African Champions League Final was played on Christmas Day. It proved to be a festive game with one of the all-time great fightbacks in the history of the tournament.

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Traditionally in Great Britain, the 26th of December, is a day with a lot of football action. Our museum’s football historian Guy Oliver, British himself, explains why.

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The day the guns fell silent on Christmas Day 1914 allowing a game of football to be played, is perhaps one of the best-known stories of the First World War.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we have taken the necessary steps to make your visit to the FIFA World Football Museum as safe as possible.

Buenos Aires 1925 © Hulton Archive/Getty Images
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The picture postcard of snowy landscapes and snowmen may define a northern hemisphere view of the Christmas idyll, but for those in the tropics and the southern hemisphere, Christmas has always been a very different experience.

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Due to the new measures, the FIFA Museum and the Sportsbar 1904 have adjusted their opening hours for the next four weeks.

Paolo Rossi at the final of the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain against West Germany © Ferdinando Mezzelani - GMT Sport Collection/Pier Giorgio Giavelli/FIFA Museum
Paolo Rossi at the final of the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain against West Germany © Ferdinando Mezzelani - GMT Sport Collection/Pier Giorgio Giavelli/FIFA Museum
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Paolo Rossi, who inspired Italy to their World Cup triumph of 1982 has died at the age of 64.

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14 years after winning the title at the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany, the Italian visited the FIFA World Football Museum and celebrated a reunion with the trophy.

© FC Santa Claus
© FC Santa Claus
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Did you know that Santa’s home is in Finland and that he even has his very own football team?

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In honour of Diego Maradona, the FIFA Museum in Zurich has created a mini pop-up exhibition with various original objects from his career.