Can Bayern Munich become the first club to retain the UEFA Champions League? Will Real Madrid win their tenth European crown? The blue-chip European club campaign kicks-off on Tuesday. Read our preview.
Robbie Kruse has spoken about his quest to establish himself at Bayer Leverkusen and their forthcoming visit to Manchester United, as well as Australia's 6-0 loss to Brazil and how they can learn from it.
Former Liverpool defender Sami Hyypia will take sole charge of Bayer Leverkusen on their return to the UEFA Champions League next season with co-trainer Sascha Lewandowski taking over the club's youth side.
Robin Dutt has been sacked as Bayer Leverkusen coach after their fourth consecutive Bundesliga defeat at home to Freiburg yesterday, with Sami Hyypia and Sascha Lewandowski taking temporary charge.
As the year comes to an end, FIFA.com casts an eye over the famous footballing talents who have finally called time on their careers, including the likes of Ronaldo, Patrick Vieira and Fabio Cannavaro.
Sami Hyypia has described his final two years with Bayer Leverkusen as "a perfect ending" to his career, but feels the time is now right to retire as he struggles to maintain a high level of fitness.