Excitement continues to spread through the host nation and beyond as the FIFA Confederations Cup readies for its eighth edition. This is a consequence of the presence of Brazil, Egypt, Iraq, Italy, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain and USA, luminaries such as Kaka, Andrea Pirlo and Fernando Torres, and an enchanting, unique public eager to please its guests. FIFA.com is here to provide you with comprehensive coverage of the event.

The website has, indeed, published exclusive interviews with Bob Bradley, Dunga, Marcelo Lippi, Bora Milutinovic and Hassan Shehata, the respective coaches of USA, Brazil, Italy, Iraq and Egypt, while you can also read the thoughts of players including Iker Casillas, David Villa, Elrio van Heerden, Steven Pienaar, Chris Wood, Chris Killen, Carlos Bocanegra, Ahmed Hassan and Lucio.

That is not where the views of the personalities end on FIFA.com, for you can also watch video interviews with Luca Toni, Aaron Mokoena, Danny Jordaan and FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter. Moreover, you can view videos on each of the participating teams, their Miss World representatives causing a stir at the draw, and a profile of the host country.

FIFA.com recently looked back at the FIFA Confederations Cup's classic moments, matches and players, and you can also read articles on the stadiums, volunteers and fans at this year's competition. As the tournament progresses, the site will be updated frequently with all the best news and feature articles on the octet of sides vying to win this Festival of Champions.

So, enjoy our content and be sure to share your views on the tournament with fans from across the world.