On its 15th anniversary, FIFA.com recalls how Uruguay, inspired by Alvaro Recoba and Dario Silva, edged South Africa in a seven-goal thriller nobody expected at Saudi Arabia 1997.
Alvaro Recoba's winning goal guided Nacional to the 44th domestic title of their history after beating Defensor Sporting 1-0 in their championship play-off at the Estadio Centenario.
If APOEL Nicosia are to make the UEFA Champions League semi-finals they will have to pull a huge upset to see off Real Madrid. FIFA.com looks back across the tournament's six decades for some inspiration from underdogs.
The group stage of the Copa Libertadores gets underway with Vasco da Gama hosting Nacional and fellow former champions Internacional, Olimpia and Velez Sarsfield in action.
David Beckham won his first MLS crown with LA Galaxy, while Adriano and Alvaro Recoba both scored vital goals on a weekend when the stars shone brightly in the Americas. FIFA.com has all the details in its weekly round-up.