Ahead of this summer’s FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013, FIFA.com and FIFA TV look back on some of the tournament’s previous editions, which launched the careers of more than a few of the world’s biggest stars.
Croatia are up to fourth in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, their best placing since coming third on their FIFA World Cup debut in 1998. FIFA.com and FIFA TV look back at that impressive first appearance.
FIFA.com's regular feature on upcoming birthdays for the week includes Davor Suker, Gregory Coupet, Toni Kroos, Heather O'Reilly and others.
FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter attended the festivities to mark the 100th anniversary of the Croatian Football Federation today in Zagreb.
FIFA.com recalls how a Yugoslavia team including Boban, Prosinecki, Mijatovic and Suker - one that nobody knew about before Chile 1987 - thrilled spectators and upset a series of giants to become youth champions of the world.
Barcelona have put into place a new initiative where all new contracts will donate 0.5 per cent of their wages to aid former players – the first-of-its-kind in Europe – in conjunction with an increasing presence off the pitch.