Museum blog

Work on the museum began nearly two years ago, and the building contractor officially handed the building over to FIFA Museum AG in December 2015. The museum will now open to the public on 28 February 2016.

The FIFA Ballon d’Or will be presented at the Kongresshaus in Zurich on 11 January 2016, but before the biggest individual award ceremony in world football takes centre stage, the FIFA World Football Museum will host a special exhibition.

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.

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. 

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

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.

After around 20 months of construction, work has now begun on the interior of the museum, which is due to open in the first quarter of 2016.

With construction work on the new FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich underway since 2014, the public will be able to enjoy a first impression of what lies in store thanks to the new showroom.

Legendary Italian striker Alessandro Del Piero, former Swiss national coach “Köbi” Kuhn and the five times FIFA Women’s World Player of the year, Marta, FIFA have been touring the FIFA World Football Museum.
 

Following the completion of the initial dismantling phase in the “Haus zur Enge”, work on building the FIFA World Football Museum can now finally begin.