From Zito in 1958 and 1962 to Gilberto Silva in 2002, FIFA.com examines the role of the holding midfielder throughout Brazil's successful history at FIFA World Cups while looking ahead to this year's candidates.
Cameroon have announced they will face Germany in a friendly on 1 June in Monchengladbach before heading to Brazil for the FIFA World Cup.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has conceded a win against Tottenham in the Premier League will all but secure a top four finish for his club.
The 2014 Major League Soccer season kicks off on Saturday and the off-season has seen many big signings and significant changes. FIFA.com previews the campaign ahead and hears exclusively from some of the division's biggest names.
Pricing and information for individual tickets to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 have been unveiled with an 8 May on-sale date for individual match tickets.
Daniel Sturridge says he is drawing inspiration from legends like Diego Maradona, Pele and Ronaldo ahead of this summer's finals in Brazil, while Adam Lallana is tipping Luke Shaw to be an England great himself.