Museo del Futbol, Montevideo

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Examine interesting artifacts and images from the history of the "beautiful game" at Museo del Futbol. As the first nation to host and win a World Cup, soccer runs deep through Uruguayan society. That becomes clear as you wander through the museum, which displays exhibits relating to world soccer, before and after the first World Cup was held in 1930. See replicas of the 1930 and 1950 World Cup trophies, along with a range of flags, trophies, and clothing from across the world of soccer. Head to the on-site store to browse the museum's wide selection of soccer-related souvenirs. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Museo del Futbol by using our Montevideo trip builder.
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  • Is it possible to describe? Only reverently to enjoy. Here began the present world soccer. All that was before the Olympics 20-IES and the first World Championship-it's prehistoric times. Uruguay started the recent history. Gifts participating teams first championship of the world, stories about the fate of heroes and even a chance to the locker room, poapst which Uruguay in 1930, and is now ...
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  • It's all very well ordered and classified. You have a room with a video that allows you to understand because football is so strong in the heart of the Uruguayans. You can also climb the Tower of the tributes and enjoy a unique view of Montevideo.
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  • This museum is an important part of the history of our football and also of world history. It is a place to visit for fans of this sport. If you cannot pass and leave for another shot.
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