Australia bid an early farewell to Turkey 2013, but their players learned a great deal from working with Paul Okon and Craig Moore. These Socceroos legends spoke to FIFA.com about their careers and their nation's future.
Hakan Calhanoglu speaks to FIFA.com about the things he has learned from his parents and from idols such as Cristiano Ronaldo and Juninho, and his role in Turkey's run to the last 16 at the FIFA U-20 World Cup.
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.