Hyundai is hosting a special exhibition, â€œFIFA World Football Museum Presented by Hyundaiâ€ during the 2018 FIFA World Cupâ„¢ period at the Hyundai Motorstudio Moscow.
Hyundai Motor, the Official Automotive Partner of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russiaâ„¢, during the week held the grand opening ceremony of the special exhibition for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russiaâ„¢, â€œFIFA World Football Museum presented by Hyundaiâ€ at Hyundai Motorstudio Moscow. This exhibition celebrates the FIFA World Cupâ„¢ through the passion and devotion of the fans and tells the eventâ€™s history through the players who have left an indelible mark on it in the past.
The 2018 FIFA World Cupâ„¢ Winnerâ€™s Trophy, alongside the Jules Rimet Cupâ„¢, the original FIFA World Cupâ„¢ Trophy between 1930 and 1970, will be unveiled during the opening ceremony.
â€œIt is very meaningful to open the exhibition of the FIFA World Football Museum here in Moscow, the capital of the host country Russia and home of the Hyundai Motorstudio Moscow, Hyundaiâ€™s brand center.â€ Wonhee Lee, President and CEO of Hyundai Motor said. â€œWe worked together to give football loving fans from Russia and the rest of the world, a very special firsthand experience during this FIFA World Cupâ„¢ tournament.â€
Fatma Samoura, Secretary General of FIFA said, â€œWe are fortunate to be witnessing history in the making with the 2018 FIFA World Cup. I consider it FIFAâ€™s duty to constantly shed a light upon what brought us here: all of those who wrote the history of football and of the FIFA World Cup. And it is important to remember that football fans are a fundamental part of this history. I am delighted to see all of these elements celebrated by the FIFA World Football Museum and our dear partner Hyundai in this fantastic exhibition here in Moscow.â€
The exhibition will feature select world football heritage objects from the FIFA World Football Museum.
-Â Â Â Â Â Jules Rimet Cupâ„¢
-Â Â Â Â Â 2018 FIFA World Cupâ„¢ Winnerâ€™s Trophy (will be on display 9, 16,Â 23 and 27 of June*)
-Â Â Â Â Â 64 Adidas Telstar Official Match Balls used to kick-off each game of the 2018 FIFA World Cupâ„¢
-Â Â Â Â Â Objects belonging to players like PelÃ©, Diego Maradona, Lev Yashin, Lionel Messi, and Cristiano Ronaldo
Â Â * Dates are subject to change
Also, guests can enjoy videos submitted by fans from around the world during the â€œHyundai World Football Heritageâ€ competition, which took place from April 15 to May 18, through Hyundaiâ€™s 2018 FIFA World Cupâ„¢ digital platform (http://worldcup.hyundai.com). Each movie showcases the unique fan cheering culture of the 32 participating countries. Visitors can also view an array of rainbow themed jerseys from the 32 participating countries, and learn about Hyundaiâ€™s FIFA Sponsorship Story.
The FIFA World Football Museum Presented by Hyundai at the Hyundai Motorstudio Moscow will be open to the public fromÂ June 9 to July 20Â for 42 days.
Hyundai began its association with FIFA in 1999 and will continue to be a top-tier partner of FIFA as the Official Automotive Partner until 2022.