As is tradition at FIFA.com, Sunday is when we look ahead to a week of birthdays across Planet Football, this week including five veterans of the FIFA World Cup™ with a combined total of eight appearances between them.
Australia's players are keen to quickly redeem themselves after their embarrassing 4-0 demolition by Germany at the 2010 FIFA World Cup™.
Australia captain Lucas Neill has sounded the rallying cry after his side's 4-0 battering at the hands of favourites Germany in Durban, as FIFA.com found out.
Back in the Socceroos' set-up, veteran defender Craig Moore is optimistic of repeating his team's Germany 2006 success and rewarding their strong support.
Australia international defender Craig Moore thinks the national team should use the next Asian Cup to introduce a new generation of young players.
The hardest test a number of footballers have faced has been the struggle for life itself. FIFA.com looks at some of these stirring tales of survival.