The Official History of the FIFA Women’s World Cup is an authoritative and comprehensive review of the seven FIFA World Cup tournaments played since the inaugural tournament in 1991. Packed with more than 800 photographs, unique official documents and statistics, it celebrates women’s football like no other book.
As well as reviews of all editions of the FIFA Women’s World Cup and Summer Olympic Games Women’s Football tournaments, this volume contains a history of women’s football and how it has developed and spread around the world. Each FIFA Women’s World Cup section contains a full statistical review.
Exhaustively researched by the experts at the FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich, this book relives the history of women’s football from its earliest days in the late 18th century right up to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup held in the summer. It studies the development of women’s football from the days it was outlawed to the present day, showing how each of FIFA’s six confederations have embraced the sport and developed it, as well reviewing all of the major global women’s football tournaments. This is the ultimate history for anyone who loves women’s football and wants to understand how it all began.