In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names from Planet Football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.
One again, FIFA.com looks ahead to some of the week's birthdays in the world of football, with particularly festive-looking celebrations for Cesena midfielder Stephen Appiah and Botafogo coach Joel Santana.
Sergio Batista converts his time as Argentina coach into a result, Diego Forlan and Jose Mourinho reveal they miss English football, and David Villa, Ronaldinho and Kobe Bryant express their affection for a certain club.
Ricardo Carvalho, Christian Poulsen and Kenwyn Jones have been among the more high-profile movers as the big kick-offs approach, with the transfer market showing no sign of slowing down.
Ghana's FIFA World Cup midfielder Stephen Appiah has signed a one-year deal with Cesena, the Serie A new-boys have revealed.
Milovan Rajevac has left 11 of the players he took to the recent FIFA World Cup, including Sulley Muntari and Stephen Appiah, out of his Ghana squad for their friendly against South Africa.