Today is the big day in Shanghai with the FIFA Women's World Cup China 2007 finally getting under way. To mark the start of the tournament, here is our guide to the mouth-watering delights that FIFA.com will be serving up throughout the tournament.
As a starter, fill up on appetisers:
- Pen portraits of the 335 players are already available, including photos. The most famous players have a longer article with further details about their careers to date.
- Find out all about the 36 referees and assistants with portraits and photos of each one.
- Discover the country, the host cities and the stadiums on the Destination pages, including videos of each of the venues.
- Are you new to women's football? We will take you back through the history of the tournament since 1991, with all the results and statistics and a report on each tournament to get you right up to speed.
Take a deep breath as here comes the main course:
- Every match will be live on FIFA.com TV (available in certain territories).
- If you are not lucky enough to live in one of the countries where it is available, you will still miss none of the action. Follow the MatchCasts, which provide all the stats and action in real time for every game.
- Short on time to follow the match for the full 90 minutes? Not to worry as video highlights are put on the site at the end of each game giving you a chance to see what you missed.
- Want to know more about a particular fixture? Read the match report, available in five languages right after the final whistle, as well as post-match interviews with coaches and players. You can also browse through the photo gallery and access our detailed statistics.
- What do you think of the content? We would like to hear what you think. You can give us your opinion on each of the articles published and chat with users from around the world.
- If you simply cannot get enough of women's football, never fear - every day there will be features, interviews and other pre-match articles and analyses written by our journalists, who will be dotted throughout the host cities in China.
After this delicious main course, time to finish off with dessert:
- At the end of the tournament, read a full roundup of the event, with all the information in one handy article.
- A number of awards will be given out and you, the users of FIFA.com, will be able to vote for the Goal of the Tournament as well as the most entertaining team.
A veritable feast, we are sure you will agree. So let's settle down at the table - dinner is almost served...