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.
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.