Children enjoy historic tournament at Home of FIFA

6 Jul 2021
  • Hundreds of school pupils from the city Zürich area participated in tournament

  • Schueli tournament was inaugurated in 1938

  • Pascal Zuberbuhler among local legends supporting children’s event

Ninety-four teams, with almost 1,000 schoolchildren from the Zurich area - staggered throughout the day - visited the Home of FIFA for the annual Schueli tournament on Saturday, showcasing the “pure joy” of the sport, according to former Switzerland international, Pascal Zuberbuhler.

The tournament was staged after a locally-based qualification competition for children between the ages of 8 and 13, underlining the spirit of fair play and friendship that runs through football, while enhancing FIFA’s role in the local community. Schueli, which is rich in tradition and has been held since 1938, is an event that is greatly anticipated by children in the area. It made for an indescribable and unique atmosphere on the football pitches of the Home of FIFA, which has been the venue for the tournament for several years.

Children enjoy historic tournament

Children enjoy historic tournament at Home of FIFA

Hundreds of school pupils from the city Zürich area participated in tournament.

Children enjoy historic tournament at Home of FIFA

Hundreds of school pupils from the city Zürich area participated in tournament.