With Nigeria and Burkina Faso set to lock horns for CAF Africa Cup of Nations glory, we look back at the 2008 final between Egypt and Cameroon, when Mohamed Aboutrika's goal helped the Pharaohs retain their title.
This week as FIFA.com looks ahead to another seven days of footballing birthdays, we profile former greats Dominique Rocheteau and Peter Beardsley, alongside current stars Pablo Zabaleta and Claudio Marchisio.
Sometimes foolish, sometimes spontaneous, sometimes hackneyed and over-planned - FIFA.com takes a closer look at some of football's most memorable title celebrations.
Despite their recent worrying dip in form, Egypt are the favourites to take Group G of African qualifying, where the threat will come from improving Guinea and Zimbabwe.
Facing a make-or-break Cup of Nations qualifier in South Africa, Egypt coach Hassan Shehata tells FIFA.com he is sure his side can summon the pride and spirit that saw them win three continental titles in six years.
FIFA is pleased to note that the Swiss Federal Court has dismissed the appeals lodged respectively by Essam El Hadary and by the FC Sion Association.