From Kaka getting lost in Estonia to Jimmy Johnstone stranding himself at sea, we look back at some of football's most amusing mishaps.
Veteran defender Frankie Hejduk has been added to the USA's training roster for two last qualifying matches for South Africa 2010.
The leaders heading into weekend slipped up in Argentina, Brazil and South Africa, while there was drama in the USA and a record in Korea Republic.
We bring you the names of some of the best known figures on Planet Football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.
FIFA.com caught up for a quick chat with coach and captain as the USA first set foot on South African soil ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup.
USA coach Bob Bradley speaks exclusively to FIFA.com about his side's start to South Africa 2010 qualifying and the FIFA Confederations Cup.