Lonely Planet Writer

Fifa museum celebrating football to open in Zurich

A new museum celebrating ‘what football brings to people around the world’ is to open in Zurich next month.

The Fifa World Cup trophy.
The Fifa World Cup trophy. Image by Warren Rohner / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Fifa museum was the project of controversial former chief Sepp Blatter, and has cost over 140 million swiss francs (US$140 million). Blatter has been suspended from all football activity for 8 years, and the museum is set to open two days after the election of his successor.

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