Football is the most popular sport in the world, and, as such, it has paved the way for many real fanatics to pop up everywhere around the globe. They don’t only watch or play football — they live football. This sport is, in fact, an inseparable part of the everyday lives of many nations, especially the ones located in Europe, South America, and Asia.
Many professional football clubs made so much history that they decided to make museums of their own that their fans could visit and have a great time. Let’s take a look at a couple of such museums that are considered the best in the world.
Real Madrid Museum
The Real Madrid Museum is located inside Santiago Bernabeu, and it features a lot of things such as jerseys from popular players, various trophies, biographies of popular players, and more. The entire museum actually has 210,000 objects that are somehow related to the Royal Club. If you like Spanish football, you should definitely visit this museum when you go to Madrid.
FIFA World Football Museum
FIFA also has a museum of its own which is located in Zurich. The museum is filled with various historical objects that are related to World Cups and other important football events. Once you enter the object, you will be able to witness the entire history of football as well as its most important moments.
Where’s Real Madrid — there’s also Barcelona. The two rivals are also competing which club has a better museum, and the one dubbed Camp Nou Experience is definitely something you should visit if you love football. The museum focuses on the stadium which has been home to Barcelona FC for a long time. More than 1.5 million people visit this legendary venue every year, creating memories with Barca that are recorded and exhibited in this museum.
National Football Museum
England loves football, as it is considered the birthplace of this sport. One of the football centers of this country nowadays is Manchester, as it is home to two great clubs: Manchester City and Manchester United. It is a fitting place for a national football museum which incorporates all the important moments of England’s football history. The museum features more than 2,500 objects and approximately 140,000 photographs related to the topic of football.
Turín is one of the football centers in Italy as it is home to Juventus. If you love football and you visit Italy, make sure to visit the so-called J-Museum which is dedicated to the legendary football club. There, you will have an opportunity to see various workshops, exhibitions, and more — all of them dedicated to the Old Lady.