Linzi Football Museum
Cuju, a kind of sports and a way of entertainment, has affected China for more than two thousands years and had a profound influence on world’s football. On July 15, 2004, FIFA confirmed that China’s ancient Cuju is the origin of football. On September 12, 2005, Linzi Football Museum was unveiled, with an area of 2500 square kilometers. It comprises of the ancient football and the contemporary football, contains 10 exhibiting units. Over 150 pieces of precious cultural relics both in China and overseas throughout the ages, around 300 pieces of historical pictures, and more than 20 restoring scenes displayed systematically show the origin, development, influence, and spread of football for thousands of years.